[International Journal of Infectious Diseases] Development and Validation of Risk Prediction Models for COVID-19 Positivity in a Hospital Setting

International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 15 September 2020

Ming-Yen Ng, Eric Yuk Fai Wan, Ho Yuen Frank Wong, Siu Ting Leung, Jonan Chun Yin Lee, Thomas Wing-Yan Chin, Christine Shing Yen Lo, Macy Mei-Sze Lui, Edward Hung Tat Chan, Ambrose Ho-Tung Fong, Fung Sau Yung, On Hang Ching, Keith Wan-Hang Chiu et al.


  • Developed two simple-to use nomograms for identifying COVID-19 positive patients.
  • Probabilities are provided to allow healthcare leaders to decide suitable cut-offs.
  • Variables are age, white cell count, chest x-ray appearances and contact history.
  • Model variables are easily available in the general hospital setting.

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