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Table 1 Demographic information and clinical values for the respective study groups

From: Evaluation of four clinical laboratory parameters for the diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis

  Age range Age mean CD57 (cells/mL) sCD14 (ng/mL) PGE2 IL-8 (pg/mL)
Reference range:    60–360 1430–2800 0.1–2.81*
0.17–6.45
0–15
Female controls (N = 70) 14–86 44.5 76 2654 1.83 13
Female cases (N = 69) 16–68 44 46 3425 7.97 1156
Male controls (N = 70) 18–70 43.5 103 2365 4.00 14
Male cases (N = 71) 15–67 43 58 2918 11.80 697
  1. * PGE2 values are given as a ratio to a reference range median; ranges are for females (top) and males (bottom)