Blood test could identify COVID-19 patients at risk of hyperinflammation -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Blood test could identify COVID-19 patients at risk of hyperinflammation

22.10.2020

Image: A female researcher is sitting in front of a microscope in a laboratory; Copyright: Andreas Heddergott/TUM

In patients with severe COVID-19, the immune system can overreact leading to massively increased cytokine levels in the blood - a 'cytokine storm'.

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