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Evidence of diagnostic value of ferritin in patients with COVID-19

Lukasz Szarpak123, Artur Zaczynski3, Dariusz Kosior45, Szymon Bialka6, Jerzy R. Ladny78, Natasza Gilis-Malinowska9, Jacek Smereka710, Luiza Kanczuga-Koda2, Aleksandra Gasecka11, Krzysztof J. Filipiak11, Milosz J. Jaguszewski9
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0171
Pubmed: 33346371
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):886-887.
  1. Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medical Academy in Warsaw, Poland
  2. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Bialystok Oncology Center, Bialystok, Poland.
  3. Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior and Administration in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.
  4. Department of Cardiology and Hypertension with Electrophysiological Lab, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior and Administration in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
  5. Faculty of Medicine, Collegium Medicum, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, Poland.
  6. Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland.
  7. Polish Society of Disaster Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
  8. Chair of Emergency Medicine and Disaster, Medical University Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland
  9. First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
  10. Department of Emergency Medical Service, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
  11. First Chair and Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

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Cardiol J 2020;27(6):886-887.


Lukasz Szarpak
Artur Zaczynski
Dariusz Kosior
Szymon Bialka
Jerzy R. Ladny
Natasza Gilis-Malinowska
Jacek Smereka
Luiza Kanczuga-Koda
Aleksandra Gasecka
Krzysztof J. Filipiak
Milosz J. Jaguszewski

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