Variation in false-negative rate of RT PCR–based SARS-CoV-2 tests by time since exposure: Dr. Sud...
Dr. Sudhir Mehta, comments on a recent analysis published in Annals of Internal Medicine, which reported on how the predictive value of RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase- polymerase chain reaction) test varies and why it should not be the sole test used to rule out SARS-CoV-2 infection.
A systematic review and meta analyses conducted by AGA led to the drafting of a set of guidelines to follow in COVID-19 patients exhibiting GI manifestations. Here, Dr. Sudhir Mehta highlights the key findings and recommendations and offers a commentary on the same.
Dr. Sudhir Mehta throws spotlight on a highly relevant study from NEJM, the reputed journal, and shares his comments on the clinical characteristics and the overall mortality rate in different set of population.
Dr. Sudhir Mehta discusses the current hot topics concerning COVID-19- lymphocyte count as a marker for the illness plus other significant lab findings to watch out for, and the off-label use of drugs- hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin.