High Levels of Circulating IL-6 and IL-8 Signature Can Predict COVID-19 Severity


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Ozgur D., Karamese M., MEDETALİBEYOĞLU A., ALKAN O., Senkal N., Tutuncu E. E.

JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.14, no.10, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/jjm.119060
  • Journal Name: JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Cytokine Storm, Proinflammatory Cytokines, Interleukin-6, Interleukin-8, RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS, CYTOKINE STORM, REPLICATION, INVOLVEMENT, CHEMOKINES
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection may trigger a cytokine storm, which is characterized by uncontrolled overproduction of proinflammatory cytokines.