Update Sniffin' Sticks & COVID-19!

In a study by the University of Freiburg, Burghart Sniffin’s Sticks (Screening 12) (https://1485253724.jimdo.com/englisch/standard-tests/) were used to study anosmia / hyposmia. 84% of COVID-19 patients had anosmia or hyposmia, of which only 47% indicated a subjective reduction in smell. The study indicates that "Anosmia and Hyposmia often occur unnoticed in COVID-19 patients, and that for those patients an objective and quantifiable test is required”.

„Anosmia in COVID-19 Patients“
D Hornuss, B Lange, N Schröter, S Rieg, W V Kern, D Wagner

https://www.clinicalmicrobiologyandinfection.com/article/S1198-743X(20)30294-9/pdf

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