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SARS-CoV-2 renal tropism associates with acute kidney injury


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SARS-CoV-2 renal tropism associates with acute kidney injury



Acute kidney injury is a commonly described complication of COVID-19 that has been linked to increased morbidity and mortality. Although severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been found in the kidney, the clinical effect remains unclear.




Braun, Fabian, Marc Lütgehetmann, Susanne Pfefferle, Milagros N. Wong, Alexander Carsten, Maja T. Lindenmeyer, Dominik Nörz, Fabian Heinrich, Kira Meißner, Dominic Wichmann, Stefan Kluge, Oliver Gross, Klaus Pueschel, Ann S. Schröder, Carolin Edler, Martin Aepfelbacher, Victor G. Puelles, and Tobias B. Huber. 2020. "SARS-CoV-2 renal tropism associates with acute kidney injury." The Lancet.


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