Table 1

Details of eight patients with respiratory symptoms

CaseProcedurePatientDate of endoscopyTest for covid-19SymptomsFollow-up call
1Screening colonoscopy55 years, female
No comorbidities
14 FebruaryTested positive 2 MarchCough since 1 March20 March
Asymptomatic
2RFA ablation Barrett LGIN49 years, male
No comorbidities
(physician)
21 FebruaryTested negative, 23 MarchFever since 19 March24 March
Still intermittent fever (<38°C)
3EUS for cholecystitis after prior stenting for cholangiocarcinoma73 years, male
Cholangiocarcinoma
19 FebruaryHospital admission 3 March, tested negativeFever since 3 March24 March
Asymptomatic
4EUS for biliary stones followed by
ERCP with stone extraction
68 years, female
Hypertension
13 FebruaryNo testFever and cough since 14 February for 3 days20 March
Asymptomatic
5Screening colonoscopy63 years, male
No comorbidities
14 FebruaryNo testCough since 3 March19 March
Very mild cough
6Diagnostic colonoscopy
Family history CRC
54 years, male
No comorbidities
7 FebruaryTested negative, 16 FebruaryFever since 11 February24 March
Asymptomatic
7Diagnostic colonoscopy suspected diverticulosis82 years, female
Hypertension
Cardiopathy
5 FebruaryNo testFever since 9 February18 March
Asymptomatic
8Surveillance colonoscopy after adenoma removal64 years, male
No comorbidities
10 FebruaryNo testFever since 15 February24 March
Asymptomatic
  • CRC, colorectal cancer; ERCP, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; EUS, endoscopic ultra sonography; LGIN, low grade intraepithelial neoplasia; RFA, radiofrequency ablation.