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Bleeding disorder linked to poor clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients – News-Medical.Net

The novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is the pathogen responsible for the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

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The novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is the pathogen responsible for the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Approximately 20-55% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are reported to have deranged hemostatic laboratory parameters, which suggests coagulopathy.
These anomalies include slightly prolonged prothrombin time (PT), higher D-dimer concentration, mild thrombocytopenia, and, in advanced stages, decreased fibrinogen. Studies suggest…

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