Home Bratislava Medical Journal 2022 Bratislava Medical Journal Vol.123, No.6, p.455–456, 2022

Journal info


 


Published Monthly, in English
Founded: 1919
ISSN 0006-9248
(E)ISSN 1336-0345

Impact factor 1.2

 

Aims and Scope
Editorial Info
Submission Guidelines

Select Journal







Webshop Cart

Your Cart is currently empty.

Info: Your browser does not accept cookies. To put products into your cart and purchase them you need to enable cookies.

Bratislava Medical Journal Vol.123, No.6, p.455–456, 2022

Title: Petroleum jelly and COVID-19 prevention
Author: Pedram YAGHMOURI, Alina ABDOLAHI, Fawzia SEDIGHIANI

Abstract: Since the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, has had a significant impact on public health and, also the clinical benefits of the medications are so limited, preventive measures may be able to help control its spread. Because the petroleum jelly compound could alter the physicochemical properties that affect adhesion, we investigated the preventive role of Petroleum jelly on covid-19 infection. Forty people with no sign and no history of covid-19 infection, were included in this study. They use petroleum jelly (Vaseline) nasally twice a day for about two months. After that time, participants tested by RT-qPCR to determine any infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus. There was a significant difference in terms of RT-qPCR results between the intervention and control groups. Petroleum jelly may be effective in preventing covid-19 infection (Tab. 2,
Fig. 1, Ref. 13).

Keywords: COVID-19, pandemic, reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction, public health
Published online: 16-May-2022
Year: 2022, Volume: 123, Issue: 6 Page From: 455, Page To: 456
doi:10.4149/BLL_2022_071


download file



© AEPress s.r.o
Copyright notice: For any permission to reproduce, archive or otherwise use the documents in the ELiS, please contact AEP.