Table 4

Clinical parameters at clinic attendance by PCR status

PCR +ve
(n=307)
PCR −ve
(n=94)
P value
Time to clinic from discharge (days)
Median (IQR)
52 (35–61)56 (40–83)0.0011
Time to clinic from illness onset (days)
Median (IQR)
71 (54–85)76 (56.75–94.25)0.0083
Abnormal chest radiograph137/306 (44.8%)39/93 (41.9%)NS
Symptoms236/307 (76.9%)67/94 (71.3%)NS
CRP
Patients>ULN
68/305 (22.3%)12/94 (12.8%)NS
Ferritin
Patients>ULN
50/303 (16.5%)15/93 (16.1%)NS
D-dimer
Patients>ULN
113/302 (37.4%)23/92 (25%)0.03
Healthcare utilisation59/307 (19.2%)23/94 (24.5%)NS