Usefulness of Complete Blood Count in Predicting COVID-19 Severities
Author(s): Monika Sukhija, Vasant Wagh*, Sanchit Sukhija
Background: COVID-19 or coronavirus disease 2019 is the evolving pandemic that has grabbed the whole earth and havoc
can be seen around the world. Since its inception, it has spread to every nook and corner of the world affecting almost each
and every individual mostly in negative way. Long COVID-19 is slowly emerging as parallel medical emergency and patients
are experiencing wide range of symptoms even after being testing negative for the COVID-19.
Summary: Biomarkers are the readings of the various enzymes, proteins and various other fluid levels which are available
to predict the severity of the COVID-19 disease in severe to critical patients. These are widely range of biochemical which
can be found everywhere for example blood. Blood count can reveal several parameters and their ideal status.
Conclusion: Close monitoring of severely ill patient can only help the biomarkers to work in predicting the severity of the
COVID-19. Specific algorithm can be made to employ for certain group of patient which in turn can alert the health care
professionals at right time.