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Table 2 Mean (standard deviation) of free-carnitine and acylcarnitines of non-responders and responders to azithromycin and controls.

From: Azithromycin in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), an analysis of clinical data

Plasma (acyl)carnitine Non Responders Responders P
(μmol/L) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Free carnitine 36.6 (9.3) 34.7 (8.3) 0.374
C2-carnitine 5.9 (2.6) 4.8 (1.7) 0.023
C3-carnitine 0.34 (0.12) 0.34 (0.15) 0.970
C4-carnitine 0.23 (0.10) 0.21 (0.11) 0.415
C8-carnitine 0.11 (0.04) 0.08 (0.04) 0.078
C14:1-carnitine 0.07 (0.04) 0.04 (0.03) 0.083
C16:1-carnitine 0.05 (0.04) 0.04 (0.02) 0.323
C18:1-carnitine 0.16 (0.10) 0.16 (0.14) 0.907