publication . Article . 2019

Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, and Death among 32 Patients with MERS-CoV Infection, Saudi Arabia

Khalid H. Alanazi; Glen R. Abedi; Claire M. Midgley; Abdulrahim M Alkhamis; Taghreed Alsaqer; Abdullah Almoaddi; Abdullah Algwizani; Sameeh Ghazal; Abdullah M. Assiri; Hani Jokhdar; ...
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  • Published: 05 Dec 2019 Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, volume 26, pages 166-168 (issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Abstract
Diabetes mellitus and hypertension are recognized risk factors for severe clinical outcomes, including death, associated with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection. Among 32 virus-infected patients in Saudi Arabia, severity of illness and frequency of death corresponded closely with presence of multiple and more severe underlying conditions.
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Medical Subject Headings: macromolecular substancesnervous systemmusculoskeletal, neural, and ocular physiology
free text keywords: Microbiology (medical), Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, death, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, MERS-CoV, viruses, Research Letter, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, and Death among 32 Patients with MERS-CoV Infection, Saudi Arabia, infection, vector-borne infections, zoonoses, underlying conditions, Saudi Arabia, Severity of illness, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, medicine, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, medicine.disease_cause, business.industry, business, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Infectious and parasitic diseases, lcsh:RC109-216

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