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COVID-19 and Anemia: What Do We Know So Far?

Overview of attention for article published in Hemoglobin, July 2023
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Title
COVID-19 and Anemia: What Do We Know So Far?
Published in
Hemoglobin, July 2023
DOI 10.1080/03630269.2023.2236546
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Luai Abu-Ismail, Mohammad J. J. Taha, Mohammad T. Abuawwad, Yaqeen Al-Bustanji, Khayry Al-Shami, Abdulqadir Nashwan, Mohamed Yassin

Abstract

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for causing COVID-19, a global pandemic. The virus primarily targets the respiratory system but can also affect other systems, notably causing hematological pathologies. Anemia, a common hematologic disorder, is characterized by the reduced oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells. The existing literature has a suspected link between anemia and severe COVID-19 cases. Researchers are currently investigating the long-term complications of COVID-19 in anemic patients, as these complications may play a crucial role in predicting patient prognosis. Anemic individuals are at a higher risk of experiencing severe COVID-19 infections due to several contributing pathophysiological mechanisms, including thrombotic, hemorrhagic, and autoimmune etiologies. The primary effect of these mechanisms is a decrease in circulating hemoglobin levels, reducing oxygen availability for cells. This exacerbates the hypoxia caused by COVID-19-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). This review offers a comprehensive overview of the evidence regarding the long-term complications of COVID-19 in anemic patients.

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Unknown 18 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 3 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 11%
Lecturer 1 6%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 6%
Student > Master 1 6%
Other 1 6%
Unknown 9 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 22%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 17%
Computer Science 1 6%
Unknown 10 56%
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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 45. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 March 2024.
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