Cytokine Signature Associated With Disease Severity in COVID-19

In conclusion, the levels of cytokines in COVID-19 were significantly correlated with the severity of the disease in the early stage, and serum cytokines could be used as warning indicators of the severity and progression of COVID-19. Early stratification of disease and intervention to reduce hypercytokinaemia may improve the prognosis of COVID-19 patients.
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research

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