Fast Five Quiz: COVID-Related Conditions

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD; Vecihi Batuman, MD; Arlen D. Meyers, MD, MBA; Stephen Soreff, MD; Helmi L Lutsep, MD


March 16, 2021

According to the ADQI workgroup, the following are recognized risk factors for COVID-19–associated acute kidney injury upon admission:

  • Severity of COVID-19

  • Degree of viremia

  • Respiratory status

  • Nonrespiratory organ involvement (eg, diarrhea)

  • Leukocytosis

  • Lymphopenia

  • Elevated markers of inflammation (eg, ferritin, C-reactive protein, D-dimer)

  • Hypovolemia/dehydration

  • Rhabdomyolysis

  • Medication exposure (eg, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, statins, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)

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