How to reduce the likelihood of coronavirus-19 (CoV-19 or SARS-CoV-2) infection and lung inflammation mediated by IL-1.
How to reduce the likelihood of coronavirus-19 (CoV-19 or SARS-CoV-2) infection and lung inflammation mediated by IL-1. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2020 03 31;34(2): Authors: Conti P, Gallenga CE, Tetè G, Caraffa A, Ronconi G, Younes A, Toniato E, Ross R, Kritas SK Abstract SARS-CoV-2, also referred to as CoV-19, is an RNA virus which can cause severe acute respiratory diseases (COVID-19), with serious infection of the lower respiratory tract followed by bronchitis, pneumonia and fibrosis. The severity of the disease depends on the efficiency of the immune system which, if it is weak, cannot stem the infection and its symptoms. The new CoV-19 spreads in the population at a rate of 0.8-3% more than normal flu and mostly affects men, since immune genes are more expressed on the X chromosome. If CoV-19 would spread with a higher incidence rate (over 10%), and affect the people who live in closed communities such as islands, it would cause many more deaths. Moreover, people from the poorest classes are most at risk because of lack of health care and should be given more assistance by the competent authorities. To avoid the aggravation of CoV-19 infection, and the collapse of the health system, individuals should remain at home in quarantine for a period of approximately one month in order to limit viral transmission. In the case of a pandemic, the severe shortage of respirators and protective clothing, due to the enormous demand and insufficient produ...
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CONCLUSIONS: There is a need to improve respiratory infectious disease procedures in our study hospitals, especially in outpatient and emergency departments. PMID: 32459978 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Spoto S, Legramante JM, Minieri M, Fogolari M, Terrinoni A, Valeriani E, Sebastiano C, Bernardini S, Ciccozzi M, Angeletti PS Abstract Aim: The diagnostic and prognostic role of procalcitonin (PCT) and mid-regional-pro-adrenomedullin (MR-proADM) were investigated in patients with pneumonia. Material &methods: A total of 168 and 77 patients with pneumonia enrolled in two different hospital settings, an internal medicine unit and an emergency unit were included in the study. PCT and MR-proADM plasma concentrations and pneumonia severity index score were measured. Median values were compared by ...
Publication date: Available online 28 May 2020Source: Veterinary MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Yuying Han, Libao Xie, Mengqi Yuan, Yuteng Ma, Huimin Sun, Yuan Sun, Yongfeng Li, Hua-Ji Qiu
Authors: Lamas-Barreiro JM, Alonso-Suárez M, Fernández-Martín JJ, Saavedra-Alonso JA PMID: 32456945 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Albalate M, Arribas P, Torres E, Cintra M, Alcázar R, Puerta M, Ortega M, Procaccini F, Martin J, Jiménez E, Fernandez I, de Sequera P, Grupo de Enfermería HUIL, Grupo enfermería HUIL Abstract Dialysis patients are a risk group for SARS-CoV-2 infection and possibly further complications, but we have little information. The aim of this paper is to describe the experience of the first month of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in a hospital haemodialysis (HD) unit serving the district of Madrid with the second highest incidence of COVID-19 (almost 1,000 patients in 100,000h). In the form of...
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Authors: Campins L, Boixeda R, Perez-Cordon L, Aranega R, Lopera C, Force L PMID: 32456769 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Bilia S, Giannini D, Rizzelli GML, Tavoni A PMID: 32456767 [PubMed - in process]