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Table 2 Laboratory findings of the patients

From: COVID-19 infection: epidemiological, clinical, and radiological expression among adult population

  All patients (n = 240) Non severe cases (n = 186) Severe cases (n = 54) P value
Lymphopenia in CBC 224 (93.3%) 176 (94.6%) 48 (88.9%) 0.13
High S.ferritin 144 (60%) 98 (52.7%) 46 (85.2%) .000
High D.dimer 130 (54.2%) 86 (46.2%) 44 (81.5%) .000
Positive CRP 238 (99.2%) 186 (100%) 52 (96.3%) .008
Elevated LFT/KFT 8 (3.3%) 4 (2.2%) 4 (7.4%) .05
High troponin 22 (9.2%) 6 (3.2%) 16 (29.6%) .000
RT-PCR (done for 188 cases only)
  (188) (142) (46) .01
Positive 113 (60.1%) 78 (54.9%) 35 (76.1%)
Negative 75 (39.9%) 64 (45.1%) 11 (23.9%)
  1. p values comparing non-severe cases and severe cases are from χ2 test or Fisher’s exact test. A P value of less than 0.05 was regarded as statistically significant