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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 55 May 20

A guide that lists selected articles regarding COVID-19 relevant to SVHA

COVID-19 Feature Articles

This page lists feature articles on COVID-19 relevant to people working at St Vincent's Health Australia.

All articles listed are open access unless stated otherwise.


A SARS-CoV-2 targeted siRNA-nanoparticle therapy for COVID-19.
Molecular Therapy:2021: May 13 Full text

Systematic review and meta-analysis of tocilizumab in persons with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19).
Leukemia:2021: May 17 Full text

Clinical Practice

Impact of COVID-19 on diagnostic cardiac procedural volume in Oceania: The IAEA Non-invasive Cardiology Protocol Survey on COVID-19 (INCAPS COVID). AUS
Heart, Lung and Circulation:2021: May 16 Full text

Urine cytokines as biomarkers in COVID-19 Patients.
FASEB Journal:2021: May 14 Full text


A rapid, high-sensitivity SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid immunoassay to aid diagnosis of acute COVID-19 at the point of care: a clinical performance study.
Infectious Diseases and Therapy:2021: February 24 Full text

Evaluation of six different rapid methods for nucleic acid detection of SARS-COV-2 virus.
Journal of Medical Virology:2021: May 17 Full text


The intersection of COVID-19 and cancer: signaling pathways and treatment implications.
Molecular Cancer:2021: May 17 Full text

PF4 immunoassays in vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: May 19 Full text

Delayed production of neutralizing antibodies correlates with fatal COVID-19.
Nature Medicine:2021: May 5 Full text


SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 spike variants bind human ACE2 with increased affinity.
Lancet Neurology:2021: May 19 Full text

Neutralizing antibody levels are highly predictive of immune protection from symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Nature Medicine:2021: May 17 Full text


Immunogenicity of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnant and lactating women.
JAMA:2021: May 13 Full text

Effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines on covid-19 related symptoms, hospital admissions, and mortality in older adults in England: test negative case-control study.
BMJ:2021: May 13 Full text

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