Biomarkers show clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19 -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Biomarkers show clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19

23.06.2020

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In a project at Sahlgrenska Academy blood samples were taken from 47 patients with mild, moderate and severe COVID-19 in the course of their hospital stay. These samples were analyzed by means of highly sensitive biomarkers for brain injury. The results were compared with a healthy control group.

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