Lipase and factor V (but not viral load) are prognostic factors for the evolution of severe yellow fever cases.

CONCLUSIONS: YF acute severe cases show a generalised involvement of different organs (liver, spleen, heart, kidneys, intestines and pancreas), and different parameters were related to outcome. Factor V and lipase are independent variables associated with death, reinforcing the importance of hemorrhagic events due to fulminant liver failure and pointing to pancreatitis as a relevant event in the outcome of the disease. PMID: 31116245 [PubMed - in process]
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