Global & Disaster Medicine

Prevalence of electrolyte and metabolic abnormalities in Ebola patients

Emerging Infectious Disease Journal

  • Abnormalities were common among patients, particularly hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, hyponatremia, raised creatinine, high anion gap, and anemia.
  • Besides age and PCR cycle threshold value, renal dysfunction, low calcium levels, and low hemoglobin levels were independently associated with increased risk for death.


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