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Lab Update 18.1 - Role Of Inflammatory Marker Testing In COVID-19

Jun 01, 2020 | Immunology

COVID-19 Infectious Diseases

Accumulating evidence suggests that inflammatory responses play a critical role in the progression of COVID-19. The inflammatory response is triggered by rapid viral replication of SARS-CoV-2 and cellular destruction, leading to the recruitment of macrophages and monocytes and the induction and release of cytokines. These cytokines attract more immune cells and further activate the immune response, leading to a “cytokine storm”....

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