CDCs Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wichita Clinical Study
The Wichita Clinical Study data were collected during a 2-day in-hospital clinical assessment study conducted from December 2002 to July 2003 in Wichita, KS, USA (referred to as Wichita Clinical Study). Assessments included clinical evaluation of each subject’s medical and psychiatric status, sleep characteristics and cognitive functioning. Laboratory testing evaluated neuroendocrine status, autonomic nervous system function, systemic cytokine profiles, peripheral blood gene expression patterns and polymorphisms in genes involved in neurotransmission and immune regulation. Evaluation was performed without knowledge of disease classification.
Data and Documentation
Please follow the standard RDC Procedures to access these data.
The Wichita Clinical Study data can be accessed through the following access modes:
Approved Projects- Next Steps
The RDC Approved Projects- Next Steps outlines the process with the following exception(s):
- Data set – the variables listed in the data dictionary included in your proposal format will be extracted from the data files to create the analytic data set you will access to conduct your research.
Always discuss next steps with your RDC Analyst.