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Oxford Research Criteria for Post Infectious Fatigue Syndrome (PIFS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with chronic fatigue using the Oxford research criteria for the post-infectious fatigue syndrome (PIFS).

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, physical and lifestyle, quality of life

ICD-10:

G93.3

Description:

Consensus criteria for the diagnosis of chronic fatigue following an infection were proposed at a conference at Oxford University in 1990. Post-infectious fatigue syndrome is a subset of the chronic fatigue syndrome that has a definite link to a preceding infection.

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