Clinical Characteristics of 138 Hospitalized Patients With 2019 Novel Coronavirus-Infected Pneumonia in Wuhan, China.

  title={Clinical Characteristics of 138 Hospitalized Patients With 2019 Novel Coronavirus-Infected Pneumonia in Wuhan, China.},
  author={Dawei Wang and Bo Hu and Chang Hu and Fangfang Zhu and Xing Liu and Jing Zhang and Binbin Wang and Hui Xiang and Zhenshun Cheng and Yong Xiong and Yan Zhao and Yirong Li and Xinghuan Wang and Zhiyong Peng},
Importance In December 2019, novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)-infected pneumonia (NCIP) occurred in Wuhan, China. The number of cases has increased rapidly but information on the clinical characteristics of affected patients is limited. Objective To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of NCIP. Design, Setting, and Participants Retrospective, single-center case series of the 138 consecutive hospitalized patients with confirmed NCIP at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University… 

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