Imaging Profile of the COVID-19 Infection: A Narrative Overview
Mohamed Amine Baba 1 2 * , Ahmed Kharbach 1 3, Abderrahmane Achbani 1 4, Aziz Naciri 5, Youssef Bouchriti 1 6, Hasna Sine 1 7
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1 High Institute of Nursing Professions and Technical Health, Agadir, Morocco2 Laboratory of Health Sciences, National School of Applied Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco3 Laboratory of Biostatistics, Clinical Research and Epidemiology (LBRCE), Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Rabat, MOHAMED V University of Rabat, Morocco 4 Laboratory of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco5 High Institute of Nursing Professions and Technical Health, Laâyoune, Morocco6 Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco7 Medical Biology, Human and experimental pathology and environment, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Rabat, MOHAMED V University of Rabat, 10100, Morocco* Corresponding Author

Abstract

In March 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. At present, the curative vaccine has not yet been developed. Early detection and efficient control of the route of transmission are still the most effective way to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. Patients with confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia have typical imaging features that can be helpful in early screening of highly suspected cases and in evaluation of the severity and extent of disease.

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Article Type: Review Article

J Clin Exp Invest, 2020, Volume 11, Issue 4, Article No: em00751

https://doi.org/10.29333/jcei/8319

Publication date: 06 Jun 2020

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