Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 11th, 2005
According to recent research from Singapore, "Of the 206 patients who contracted severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore five developed large artery cerebral infarctions."
"Four patients were critically-ill and three died. Intravenous immunoglobulin was given to three patients. An increased incidence of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism was also observed among the critically-ill patients," reported T. Umapathi and coworkers.
"We believe our experience warrants an increased vigilance against stroke and other thrombotic complications among...
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