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Table 1 Distribution of diagnoses based on clinical evaluation five years after Giardia duodenalis infection in Bergen, Norway in 2004 in 53 cases reporting chronic fatigue three years after giardiasis

From: Chronic fatigue syndrome 5 years after giardiasis: differential diagnoses, characteristics and natural course

  Fatigue category Diagnosis
  N (%) N (%)
Total 53 (100) 53 (100)
Giardia induced chronic fatigue 29 (54.7)  
 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)1   22 (41.5)
 Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue (ICF)1   7 (13.2)
Chronic fatigue other aetiology 13 (24.5)  
 Obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS)   4 (7.5)
 Depression   4 (7.5)
 Anxiety disorder   3 (5.7)
 Depression, anxiety and SAHS   1 (1.9)
 Depression and anxiety disorder   1 (1.9)
Recovered from fatigue 11 (20.8)  
  1. 1Based on diagnostic criteria defined by Fukuda et al. (1994) [1].