Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

Syeda Rida Ezehra

Department of Internal Medicine, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Post Infection Cough in Patients of Covid 19
    Author(s): Anum Latif*, Syeda Rida Ezehra, Miray Hassan and Areesha

    Introduction: Corona virus is responsible for Covid-19 infection that primarily involves the respiratory system of human. This virus belonged to corona virus family and first reported in china. We have noticed that some of the patient with Covid-19 infection developed new cough after 14 days of treatment. The aim of the study is to determine the frequency of the post covid cough and its association. Materials and methods: This was a cross-sectional observational study with prospectively collected data of 100 patients with documented COVID-19 infection who were tested positive for COVID-19 PCR, presented to the Department of Medicine in Infectious diseases clinic, Liaquat National Hospital Karachi Pakistan. Results: About 15% of patients experienced post covid cough that linger on up to 12 days... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-8731.20.8.205

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