Usefulness of Complete Blood Count in Predicting COVID-19 Se | 93367

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Usefulness of Complete Blood Count in Predicting COVID-19 Severities

Author(s): Vasant Wagh*, Monika Sukhija and 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.

Keywords: COVID-19, Biomarkers, Hepatologic, Blood count, CRP, D dimer

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