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Association of Trace Element Status in COVID-19 Patients with Disease Severity

Bego et al., Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, doi:10.1016/j.jtemb.2022.127055
Aug 2022  
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Analysis of 210 hospitalized patients in Bosnia and Herzegovina with serum levels measured on admission, showing significantly lower zinc and selenium levels in patients that died or had severe cases, compared to mild cases.
This study includes selenium and zinc.
Bego et al., 4 Aug 2022, Bosnia and Herzegovina, peer-reviewed, 10 authors, study period January 2021 - July 2021.
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Association of trace element status in COVID-19 patients with disease severity
Prof. Dr Tamer Bego, Neven Meseldžić, Besim Prnjavorac, Lejla Prnjavorac, Damir Marjanović, Rui Azevedo, Edgar Pinto, Mary Duro, Cristina Couto, Agostinho Almeida
Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, doi:10.1016/j.jtemb.2022.127055
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Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.
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