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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Cases
Manuscript ID 59366
Country/Territory Italy
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ISSN 2307-8960 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Letter to the Editor
Article Title Is positivity for hepatitis C virus antibody predictive of lower risk of death in COVID-19 patients with cirrhosis?
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Alessandra Mangia, Giovanni Cenderello, Gabriella Verucchi, Alessia Ciancio, Andrea Fontana, Valeria Piazzolla, Nicola Minerva, Maria Maddalena Squillante and Massimiliano Copetti
ORCID
Author(s) ORCID Number
Alessandra Mangia http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2600-3555
Giovanni Cenderello http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1600-0449
Gabriella Verucchi http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6546-0495
Alessia Ciancio http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4188-0609
Andrea Fontana http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6844-7779
Valeria Piazzolla http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8653-0138
Nicola Minerva http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4823-8635
Maria Maddalena Squillante http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3236-7769
Massimiliano Copetti http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7960-5947
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Corresponding Author Alessandra Mangia, MD, N/A, N/A, Liver Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, Fondazione IRCCS “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”, viale Cappuccini,1, San Giovanni Rotondo 71013, Italy. a.mangia@tin.it
Key Words Hepatitis C virus; Hepatitis B virus; Cirrhosis; COVID-19; Sofosbuvir; Velpatasvir
Core Tip This ongoing study aims to investigate the potential reciprocal influence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pre-existing cirrhosis. To date, it has included 332 patients with COVID-19 admitted to three Italian hospitals during the current pandemic, as well as two large cohorts of hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients from real-world antiviral treatment (pangenotypic sofosbuvir/velpatasvir combination) studies. Despite the limited COVID-19 sample size, cirrhosis was found to be associated with higher mortality, with the majority of deaths related to cirrhosis of metabolic origin. The very low prevalence of COVID-19 in the HCV cohorts supports a possible protective role of HCV antibodies.
Publish Date 2020-11-25 14:44
Citation Mangia A, Cenderello G, Verucchi G, Ciancio A, Fontana A, Piazzolla V, Minerva N, Squillante MM, Copetti M. Is positivity for hepatitis C virus antibody predictive of lower risk of death in COVID-19 patients with cirrhosis? World J Clin Cases 2020; 8(22): 5831-5834
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/2307-8960/full/v8/i22/5831.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.12998/wjcc.v8.i22.5831
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