Curb Covid deaths State to conduct cytokine tests

  • | Sunday | 22nd November, 2020

Kolkata: To curb the increase of COVID-19 cases with co-morbidities and reduce death rate of patients, the state government has decided to conduct IL-6 test in some of the state-run hospitals to detect the extent of cytokine storm. Dr Yogiraj Ray, senior virologist associated with Beleghata ID Hospital said: "The tests for detecting the extent of cytokine storm is beneficial especially for patients suffering from various comorbidities. As a result after detecting the extent of cytokine storm, we can administer the right dosage of steroids. A senior official of the state government claimed that the death rate of COVID-19 got reduced after tests for cytokine storm were being conducted. Senior doctors are of the opinion that it is increasingly apparent that COVID-19 is highly heterogeneous.

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