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Anosmia and dysgeusia associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection: an age-matched case-control...
https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.200869
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal De L'Association Medicale Canadienne; Carignan A, Valiquette L et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - Anosmia and dysgeusia have been reported as potential symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019. This study aimed to confirm whether anosmia and dysgeusia are specific symptoms among those who tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). We conducted an age-matched case-control study in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec between Mar. 10 and Mar. 23, 2020. We ...

COVID-19 in Pregnant Women: Case Series from One Large New York City Obstetrical Practice.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1712529
American Journal of Perinatology; Fox NS, Melka S

May 21st, 2020 - This study aimed to report a case series of pregnant women in New York City with confirmed or presumed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection. Beginning March 22, 2020, all pregnant women from one large obstetrical practice in New York City were contacted regularly to inquire about symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath, malaise, anosmia), or sick contacts. A running log was ...

Bilateral transient olfactory bulbs edema during COVID-19-related anosmia.
https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000009850
Neurology Laurendon T, Radulesco T et. al.

May 21st, 2020 - An asymptomatic 27-year-old physician is diagnosed SARS-CoV-2 by occupational medicine after contagion (RT-PCR).

Generalized myoclonus in COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000009829
Neurology Rábano-Suárez P, Bermejo-Guerrero L et. al.

May 20th, 2020 - To report 3 patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) who developed generalized myoclonus. Patient data were obtained from medical records from the University Hospital "12 de Octubre," Madrid, Spain. Three patients (2 men, and one woman, aged 63-88) presented with mild hypersomnia and generalized myoclonus following the onset of the so-called "inflammat...

Isolated Anosmia as a Presentation of COVID-19: An Experience in a Referral Hospital.
https://doi.org/10.2174/1871526520999200520173216
Infectious Disorders Drug Targets; Ghiasvand F, SeyedAlinaghi S

May 19th, 2020 - Isolated Anosmia as a Presentation of COVID-19: An Experience in a Referral Hospital.|2020|Ghiasvand F,SeyedAlinaghi S,|

Olfactory Dysfunction and Sinonasal Symptomatology in COVID-19: Prevalence, Severity, T...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7240313
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Speth MM, Singer-Cornelius T et. al.

May 19th, 2020 - Olfactory dysfunction (OD)-hyposmia or anosmia-is a symptom of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). We sought to better determine prevalence, severity, and timing of OD in COVID-19 relative to other sinonasal and pulmonary symptoms. Prospective, cross-sectional. Regional/cantonal hospital. In total, 1...

Importance of SARs-Cov-2 anosmia: From phenomenology to neurobiology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7211704
Comprehensive Psychiatry; Pallanti S

May 18th, 2020 - Anosmia and hypogeusia, the inability or decreased ability to smell and taste, have been reported as common complaints in SARS-CoV-2 patients who were still in an asymptomatic phase. These impairments affect the ability to sense odors in foods and the environment, obviously affecting quality of life, related to social interactions and general well-being. The British Association of Otorhinolaryn...

UK COVID-19 Daily: Anosmia Added to Official Symptoms List
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930689

May 17th, 2020 - These are the UK coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Anosmia Added to Official Symptoms List Loss of taste and/or smell has been added to the official UK COVID-19 symptoms list. A statement from the UK's CMOs said: "We have been closely monitoring the emerging data and evidence on COVID-19 and, after thorough consideration, we are now confident enough to recommend this new measure...

Counter-regulatory 'Renin-Angiotensin' System-based Candidate Drugs to Treat COVID-19 D...
https://doi.org/10.2174/1871526520666200518073329
Infectious Disorders Drug Targets; Annweiler C, Cao Z et. al.

May 16th, 2020 - SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 and the 'Renin-Angiotensin' System The ubiquitous 'Renin-Angiotensin' system (RAS), also referred to as 'Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone' system, plays a crucial physiological role in humans as being a key regulator of renal, cardiovascular and innate immune functions [1, 2]. It appears to work in tandem with vitamin D, a secosteroid pro-hormone which reportedly acts as a ne...

Symptoms and immunoglobulin development in hospital staff exposed to a SARS-CoV-2 outbr...
https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.13278
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology : Official Publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology; Brandstetter S, Roth S et. al.

May 15th, 2020 - Worldwide, the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections is increasing. Serological immunoglobulin tests may help to better understand the development of immune mechanisms against SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 cases and exposed but asymptomatic individuals. The aim of this study was to investigate exposure to SARS-CoV-2, symptoms and antibody responses in a large sample of health care workers following a COVID-...

Otologic and Audiologic Considerations for COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820928989
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Eby TL, Arteaga AA et. al.

May 12th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has created a number of considerations for otolaryngology; anosmia and ageusia in particular have gained significant attention. Here we present considerations in regard to treatment with quinine-derived drugs and the influence of masks on communication.

Anosmia as a presenting symptom of SARS-CoV-2 infection in healthcare workers - A syste...
https://doi.org/10.4193/Rhin20.189
Rhinology Lechner M, Chandrasekharan D et. al.

May 9th, 2020 - Healthcare workers are at the forefront of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and are at high risk for both the contraction and subsequent spread of virus. Understanding the role of anosmia as an early symptom of infection may improve monitoring and management of SARS-CoV2 infection. We conducted a systematic review of the literature of SARS-CoV2 infection/COVID-19 and anosmia to help inform managem...

Letter: Anosmia in COVID-19: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Through th...
https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyaa204
Neurosurgery Armocida D, Pesce A et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - Letter: Anosmia in COVID-19: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Through the Nasoliary Epithelium and a Possible Spreading Way to the Central Nervous System-A Purpose to Study.|2020|Armocida D,Pesce A,Raponi I,Pugliese F,Valentini V,|

A Critical Needs Assessment for Research in Companion Animals and Livestock Following t...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7249469
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.); McNamara T, Richt JA et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - Problem: The emergence of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan, China, in November 2019 and a growing body of information compel inquiry regarding the transmissibility of infection between humans and certain animal species. Although there are a number of issues to be considered, the following points are most urgent: The potential for domesticated (companion) animals to serve as a reservoir o...

The Prevalence of Olfactory and Gustatory Dysfunction in COVID-19 Patients: A Systemati...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820926473
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Tong JY, Wong A et. al.

May 5th, 2020 - To determine the pooled global prevalence of olfactory and gustatory dysfunction in patients with the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Literature searches of PubMed, Embase, and Scopus were conducted on April 19, 2020, to include articles written in English that reported the prevalence of olfactory or gustatory dysfunction in COVID-19 patients. Search strategies developed for each database co...

Early recovery following new onset anosmia during the COVID-19 pandemic - an observatio...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7196882
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery = Le Journal D'oto-rhino-laryngologie Et De Chirurgie Cervico-faciale; Hopkins C, Surda P et. al.

May 5th, 2020 - A rapidly evolving evidence suggests that smell and taste disturbance are common symptoms in COVID-19 infection. As yet there are no reports on duration and recovery rates. We set out to characterise patients reporting new onset smell and taste disturbance during the COVID-19 pandemic and report on early recovery rates. Online Survey of patients reporting self-diagnosed new onset smell and tast...

Coincidence of COVID-19 Infection and Smell: Taste Perception Disorders.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000006601
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Cetinkaya EA

May 5th, 2020 - Many reports by physicians and patients during the 2019 to 2020 pandemic indicate that COVID-19 is associated with elevated levels of odor and taste perception disorders (anosmia, hyposmia, ageusia, and/or dysgeusia). Recent increase in olfactory dysfunction in patients referred to ear nose and throat clinics and COVID-19 infection at the same time encouraged us to examine anosmic/hyposmic pati...

Olfactory Dysfunction: A Highly Prevalent Symptom of COVID-19 With Public Health Signif...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820926464
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Sedaghat AR, Gengler I et. al.

May 4th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global pandemic affecting millions of individuals, killing hundreds of thousands. Although typically described with characteristic symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath, greater understanding of COVID-19 has revealed myriad clinical manifestations. Olfactory dysfunction (OD)-hyposmia and anosmia-has recently been recognized as an important sy...

Anosmia and the Need for COVID-19 Screening during the Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820925056
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Karimi-Galougahi M, Raad N et. al.

May 4th, 2020 - In this commentary, we briefly summarize the available data from Iran and other countries on the sudden increase in anosmia, hyposmia, and hypogeusia that has coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic. Alarmingly, a high proportion of patients with severe COVID-19 had isolated anosmia as the sole initial presenting symptom, which is likely due to the direct neuropathic effect of the virus rather tha...

Acute anosmia from COVID-19 infection.
https://doi.org/10.1136/practneurol-2020-002583
Practical Neurology; Mermelstein S

May 3rd, 2020 - Acute anosmia from COVID-19 infection.|2020|Mermelstein S,|