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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.7.NQ33156

Measuring of some biochemical parameters after recovery of COVID-19 infection

Shimaa Hassan Habeb , Firas Taher Maher

Abstract

Symptoms of COVID-19 vary and range from mild symptoms to serious illness. Common symptoms include cough, fever, loss of smell and tastes. The aim of this study is to measure some biochemical parameter in covid-19 patients 2 weeks after recovery. .Method: The study included 50 patients suffering from infection with the emerging corona virus and 30 samples of healthy people as a control group, and both groups ranged in age from 27-77 years and of both sexes, collected from Kirkuk General Hospital. A number of biochemical variables were measured in the blood serum of the groups under study, including blood urea and creatinine, two weeks after infection. The study revealed that the risk of infection with the Covid-19 virus increases with age, the most affected are the elderly, as the study found that 48% of patients were older than 55 years of age and 15% within the age group 41-55 years. The study also found that males were more affected by the virus than females (52% males and 48% females

Keywords

Covid-19; Treatment; Ferritin; Severe; LDH

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