Olfactory dysfunction data from patients with SARS-Cov-2 infection
2020-06-30T09:47:39Z (GMT) by
The dataset Data File.xlsx, is in .xlsx file format, and contains clinical data and data on olfactory dysfunction (25 variables in total), from 51 patients with the SARS-Cov-2 infection.
The raw data are in the spreadsheet Data-Table 1.
The spreadsheet ReadMe File, contains the meanings of all the abbreviated variables in spreadsheet Data-Table 1.
Patient consent: The nature of this study and its procedures were explained to all subjects. All of them provided their written informed consent to participate.
Study aims and methodology: The aim of this study was to quantify olfactory dysfunction by olfactometry in patients with laboratory confirmed SARS-Cov-2 infection. Patients from a particular Spanish health area with SARS-Cov-2 infection were recruited to study the loss of smell. Olfactometry was performed using the Sniffin Sticks test. The following clinical symptoms were studied: Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) symptoms related to infection, duration of sensorineural loss, subjective and objective score of loss of smell, and its temporal relationship with other systemic symptoms.
For more details on the methodology, please read the related article.