Serum 25(OH)D Level on Hospital Admission Associated With COVID-19 Stage and Mortality Vrije Universiteit Brussel
OBJECTIVES: Vitamin D deficiency was previously correlated with incidence and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We investigated the association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) level on admission and radiologic stage and outcome of COVID-19 pneumonia.
METHODS: A retrospective observational trial was done on 186 severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-infected individuals hospitalized from ...
Pathology of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Assessed by a Combination of Microcomputed Tomography, Histology, and Immunohistochemistry KU Leuven
Aged Tmem106b knockout mice display gait deficits in coincidence with Purkinje cell loss and only limited signs of non-motor dysfunction KU Leuven
Humoral Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 UZBrussel
OBJECTIVES: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) serology tests are clinically useful to document prior SARS-CoV-2 infections. Data are urgently needed to select assays with optimal sensitivity at acceptable specificity for antibody detection.
METHODS: A comparative evaluation was performed of 7 commercial SARS-CoV-2 serology assays on 171 sera from 135 subjects with polymerase chain reaction-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 ...