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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2020, 8(2), 64-67
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-8-2-7
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Covid-19 and the Human Gut: A New Runner on the Tract

Lerner Aaron1,

1Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Pub. Date: June 25, 2020

Cite this paper:
Lerner Aaron. Covid-19 and the Human Gut: A New Runner on the Tract. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2020; 8(2):64-67. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-8-2-7

Abstract

The severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) dwells in the respiratory airways, however, its digestive tract presence, infectivity, mucosal attachment and penetrating mechanisms, enteric proliferation, stool shading, flashed bio-aerosol spreading and fecal-oral transmission is far from being understood. The present review opens some skylights to lighten the long, tortuous, dark and challenging tunnel of the gastrointestinal tract and his uninvited covid-19 viral new inhabitant.

Keywords:
covid-19 SARS-CoV-2 corona virus gut intestine gastrointestinal tract endoscopy stool infectivity transmission

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