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COVID-19 and Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI): Delayed Presentations and Outcomes for STEMI care

Zouina Sarfraz, Azza Sarfraz, Muzna Sarfraz, Zainab Nadeem, Hafiza Hussain, Sarah Bakhsh, Gaurav Patel, Junaid Arshad and Yasar Sattar Abstract Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) is a non-surgical procedure that requires catheterization to improve blood flow to the heart and is the recommended therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI). The Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has […]

Laboratory Detection of Novel Corona Virus 2019 using Polymerase Chain Reaction

Since mid-December 2019, several cases of a pneumonia like disease (with symptoms including fever, difficulty in breathing, cough and invasive lesions on both lungs) of unknown cause have emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Chinese authorities made a preliminary determination that the causative agent is a novel coronavirus(2019-nCoV). 1 Coronaviruses are enveloped RNA […]