Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis study (treated before exposed to the virus)
et al., Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217717 (Letter)
COVID-19 infection in a northern-Italian cohort of systemic lupus erythematosus assessed by telemedicine
Survey of 165 SLE patients, 127 on HC
Q. 8 patients with suspected COVID-19 and 4 confirmed cases. No mortality, one ICU case. 7 patients had no symptoms despite contact with a COVID-19 patient.
No adjustment for concomitant medications or severity of SLE. Confounding by indication.
COVID-19 case, ↑49.6%, p=0.59
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