publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2020

Comparison of the clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospitalized adult COVID-19 and influenza patients – a prospective observational study

Raija Auvinen; Hanna Nohynek; Ritva Syrjänen; Jukka Ollgren; Tuija Kerttula; Jarkko Mäntylä; Niina Ikonen; Raisa Loginov; Anu Haveri; Satu Kurkela; ...
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  • Published: 10 Nov 2020
  • Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Country: Finland
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:sec><jats:title>Objective</jats:title><jats:p>We compared the clinical characteristics, findings and outcomes of hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) or influenza to detect relevant differences.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec><jats:title>Methods</jats:title><jats:p>From December 2019 to April 2020, we recruited all eligible hospitalized adults with respiratory infection to a prospective observational study at the HUS Jorvi Hospital, Finland. Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 infections were confirmed by RT-PCR. Follow-up lasted for at least 30 days from admission.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec><jats:title>Resu...
free text keywords: Microbiology (medical), General Immunology and Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, General Medicine, COVID-19, influenza, characteristics, hospitalized, adult, outcome, MORTALITY, PNEUMONIA, WUHAN, CHINA, 11832 Microbiology and virology, 3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Internal medicine, Comorbidity, medicine.disease, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), Respiratory infection, Observational study, Hospitalized patients, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Severe disease, business.industry, business, 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
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Development of Robust and Innovative Vaccine Effectiveness
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 777363
  • Funding stream: H2020 | IMI2-RIA
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