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  1. SWAlexander

    Physical phenotype of blood cells is altered in COVID-19

    Abstract Clinical syndrome coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) induced by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is characterized by rapid spreading and high mortality worldwide. Although the pathology is not yet fully understood...
  2. M

    Declining neutrophils

    Hi everyone, I've been monitoring my labs since the start of my illness, and found something curious. Look at my neutrophil counts versus time: My illness started about February 2017. From the figure above, it's clear that there is a downward trend since the start of infection (both in...