Mark S. Lesney
SARS-CoV-2 present significantly longer in stool than in respiratory, serum samples
April 27, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 is present significantly longer in samples from severe COVID-19 patients than from patients with mild infections.
EHA and TIF explore how COVID-19 is affecting thalassemia and SCD patients
April 20, 2020
Thalassemia patients appeared to fare relatively well after COVID-19 diagnosis in anecdotal series reports from Europe.
Severe COVID-19 may lower hemoglobin levels
April 15, 2020
The authors suggest that hemoglobin values might provide a prognostic indicator of COVID-19 severity.
ASH tackles COVID-19 with hematology-related FAQ, promotes new registries
April 14, 2020
The ASH COVID-19 registries focus on patients with hematological malignancies and sickle cell disease.
Cytokine release syndrome in severe COVID-19: Is tocilizumab effective?
April 7, 2020
Chinese researchers describe CRS in severe COVID-19 and the role tocilizumab may play as a therapy.
First report of MM patient successfully treated for COVID-19 with tocilizumab
April 6, 2020
The patient presented with chest tightness and shortness of breath, indicating that symptoms of COVID-19 can be atypical in patients with coexisting multiple myeloma.
Case study shows CLL may mask COVID-19 infection
April 3, 2020
COVID-19 was not initially suspected, as the patient’s whole blood cell and lymphocyte counts were high because of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
SARS serum neutralizing antibodies may inform the treatment of COVID-19
April 2, 2020
The behavior of serum neutralizing antibodies in the earlier SARS-CoV outbreak may provide lessons for SARS-CoV-2.
Webinar confronts unique issues for the bleeding disorders community facing COVID-19
March 23, 2020
Patients in gene therapy trials and those with factor inhibitors are of particular concern.
AGA and colleague societies issue clinical insights for COVID-19
March 19, 2020
Screening patients, personal protection, procedure postponement, and special precautions with infected patients are discussed.