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Bratislava Medical Journal Vol.121, No.9, p.628–633,2020

Title: The evaluation of prognostic value of acute phase reactants in the COVID-19
Author: B. Yormaz, D. Ergun, B. Tulek, R. Ergun, K. M. Korez, M. Suerdem, F. Kanat

Abstract: AIMS: The aim of this study was to explain the demographic data, comorbidity and laboratory findings of our first cases in COVID-19 pneumonia in our country.
METHODS: We gathered the data of COVID-19 pneumonia participants from our electronic medical system, including daily medical knowledge and laboratory, radiological, and microbiological results between March 10 to April 7, 2020.
RESULTS: Totally, 125 patients, whose findings were compatible with COVID-19, were included in the study, 42 patients were excluded from the study. The distribution of genders was, 39 females (46.9 %), 44 males (53.01 %), the average age was 56.36 ± 16.25 (19–85). Hypertension above 60 years of age and diabetes mellitus under 60 years of age were the most common comorbidities. Neutrophils/ Lymphocyte percent
(% NLR) was noted in 44 (53.01 %) patients, average: 3 (range 1.78–4.63). There was a statistically significant and positive relationship between D-dimer and C Reactive Protein (CRP) and ferritin.
CONCLUSION: We detected that comorbidities, which were seen at COVID-19 disease differ according to the patients age. Besides that D-dimer, ferritin and CRP outcomes were particularly high and had a significant correlation with COVID-19 severity (Tab. 3, Fig. 2, Ref. 25). Text in PDF www.elis.sk


Keywords: COVID-19, prognosis, acute phase reactan
Published online: 21-Aug-2020
Year: 2020, Volume: 121, Issue: 9 Page From: 628, Page To: 633
doi:10.4149/BLL_2020_103


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