European Journal of Environment and Public Health

A Brief Review of Clinical Features of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Algeria
Mohamed Lounis 1 *
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1 Department of Agro-veterinary Science, Faculty of Natural and Life Sciences, University of Ziane Achour, Djelfa, ALGERIA
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European Journal of Environment and Public Health, 2021 - Volume 5 Issue 2, Article No: em0078
https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/10955

Published Online: 28 May 2021

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ABSTRACT
Purposes: The objective of the current work is to highlight the most common clinical and biological characteristics and potential risk factors of COVID-19 in Algeria.
Methods: This study was conducted using data of four published studies about clinical, biological characteristics and risk factors for severity and mortality of COVID-19 realized in three hospitals (Beni Messous, Bologhine and Rouiba) in the department of Algiers (Algeria).
Results: Results showed that cough, fever and asthenia were the most common clinical signs in COVID-19 positive patients. The median age of the presented cases was 54.4 years and 61% of them were older than 50 years. Also, 68% of them have at least one related comorbidity where diabetes and hypertension were the most common. Elevated sedimentation rate, elevated LDH, elevated CRP, elevated ALT/AST and lymphopenia were the most common biological abnormalities observed.
Conclusion: This work despite some limitations could contribute to the clinical characterization of COVID-19 in Algeria.
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