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Thrombocytopenia is Associated with Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infections: A Meta-analysis

Published time: 03 April 2020

Authors: GiuseppeLippia, MarioPlebanib, Brandon Michael Henry

Keywords: Platelets, Thrombocytopenia, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel infectious disease with lack of established laboratory markers available to evaluate illness severity. In this study, we investigate whether platelet count could differentiate between COVID-19 patients with or without severe disease. Additionally, we evaluate if thrombocytopenia is associated with severe COVID-19.

Thrombocytopenia is associated with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections; A meta-analysis



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