• Immature platelet fraction as a biomarker for disease severity in pediatric respiratory Coronavirus Disease 2019

    10 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    In this retrospective single-institution cohort study of 113 hospitalized pediatric patients with respiratory Coronavirus Disease 2019 , those admitted to the intensive care unit or requiring mechanical ventilation had significantly higher immature platelet fractions than those who did not require ICU-level care or ventilation. IPF may be an accessible biomarker for disease severity in pediatric respiratory COVID-19.
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