Coagulopathy and Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Patients With Covid-19

N Engl J Med. 2020 Apr 23;382(17):e38. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2007575. Epub 2020 Apr 8.

Abstract

The authors describe a 69-year-old man with Covid-19 diagnosed in January 2020 in Wuhan, China, along with two other critically ill patients with Covid-19 who were also seen in the same intensive care unit. Coagulopathy and antiphospholipid antibodies were seen in all three patients.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Antibodies, Anti-Idiotypic / blood
  • Antibodies, Anticardiolipin / blood
  • Antibodies, Antiphospholipid / blood*
  • Blood Coagulation Disorders / etiology*
  • Coronavirus Infections / blood*
  • Coronavirus Infections / complications
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin A / immunology
  • Immunoglobulin G / immunology
  • Male
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / blood*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / complications

Substances

  • Antibodies, Anti-Idiotypic
  • Antibodies, Anticardiolipin
  • Antibodies, Antiphospholipid
  • Immunoglobulin A
  • Immunoglobulin G

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19