publication . Article . 2021

Triage of Patients Suspected of COVID-19 in Chronic Hemodialysis: Eosinophil Count Differentiates Low and High Suspicion of COVID-19

Romain Vial; Marion Gully; Mickaël Bobot; Violaine Scarfoglière; Philippe Brunet; D. Bouchouareb; Ariane Duval; He-Oh Zino; Julien Faraut; Océane Jehel; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 1 (eissn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI
Abstract
Background: Daily management to shield chronic dialysis patients from SARS-CoV-2 contamination makes patient care cumbersome. There are no screening methods to date and a molecular biology platform is essential to perform RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2; however, accessibility remains poor. Our goal was to assess whether the tools routinely used to monitor our hemodialysis patients could represent reliable and quickly accessible diagnostic indicators to improve the management of our hemodialysis patients in this pandemic environment. Methods: In this prospective observational diagnostic study, we recruited patients from La Conception hospital. Patients were eligible for i...
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free text keywords: Article, hemodialysis, COVID-19, eosinophil, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, Triage, Receiver operating characteristic, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Hemodialysis, medicine.medical_treatment, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Observational study, Area under the curve, business.industry, business, Dialysis, Eosinophil, medicine.anatomical_structure
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