Hepatic and gastrointestinal disturbances in Egyptian patients infected with coronavirus disease 2019: A multicentre cohort study
et al., World Journal of Gastroenterology,
Retrospective 547 hospitalized COVID+ patients in Egypt, showing lower mortality with lactoferrin treatment (without statistical significance).
risk of death, 79.1% lower, RR 0.21, p = 0.11, treatment 1 of 46 (2.2%), control 52 of 501 (10.4%), NNT 12, unadjusted.
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This study is excluded in the after exclusion results of meta
confounding by indication
, unadjusted results and treatment used selectively per official protocol, unadjusted results with no group details.
Shousha et al., 10/28/2021, retrospective, Egypt, Africa, peer-reviewed, 18 authors, study period 15 April, 2020 - 29 July, 2020.