Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Notes

  • For a list of open inpatient and outpatient trials, please see this website.

  • Therapeutic rationale for trials is listed in this guideline.

Contact Information

Both patients and staff:

To facilitate scheduling COVID-19 testing after order has been placed:

For confirmed outpatient cases that need ID consultation:

  • Please call 310-206-7663, option 2 for an urgent telehealth consult or

  • Submit an e-consult for non-urgent issues

Pharmacy Support

  • Matt Davis

  • Meganne Kanatani

  • Christine Pham

  • Kerry Menmuir, Director of Inpatient Pharmacy

  • Jess DeJesus, Chief of Pharmacy

Whom to Test

Please test any inpatient with the following symptoms or signs

  • Fever (77-98%, ONLY 44% on admission)

  • Cough (46-82%, dry in 66%)

  • Myalgia or fatigue (11-52%)

  • Shortness of breath (3-31%)

  • Headache (13.6%)

  • Nasal congestion <5%

  • Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea <5%

  • Ageusia- Anosmia or ageusia (23-68%)

Patients with multiple comorbidities who live in congregate settings (skilled nursing facilities) may present with atypical symptoms and it is reasonable to screen all patients who come from such settings.

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