Title

Managing sickle cell patients with COVID-19 infection: the need to pool our collective experience

UMMS Affiliation

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine

Publication Date

2020-07-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities | Health Services Administration | Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases | Infectious Disease | Virus Diseases

Abstract

Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID‐19) has posed unparalleled challenges for health care communities, the general population, and in particular, for patients suffering from various comorbidities. Patients with hematological disorders, both benign and malignant need special attention during this crisis time to ensure uninterrupted delivery of optimal care (Sahu & Siddiqui, 2020).

Keywords

anemia, coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, sickle cell anemia, viruses

DOI of Published Version

10.1111/bjh.16880

Source

Sahu KK, Siddiqui AD, Cerny J. Managing sickle cell patients with COVID-19 infection: the need to pool our collective experience. Br J Haematol. 2020 Jul;190(2):e86-e89. doi: 10.1111/bjh.16880. Epub 2020 Jun 11. PMID: 32445595; PMCID: PMC7283851. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

British journal of haematology

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

32445595

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