Is the brain a reservoir organ for SARS2-CoV2?

Is the brain a reservoir organ for SARS2-CoV2?

Publication date: May 21, 2020

Paniz-Mondolfi et al have published an interesting necropsy case of a patient with Parkinson’s disease and SARS2-CoV infection in which the virus is found in neurons of the frontal lobe. The authors analyze these findings about the possibility that the brain is a reservoir of the virus as has been observed with other CoVs. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Concepts Keywords
Brain Coronavirus
Frontal Lobe Animal virology
Infection Viruses
Necropsy Coronaviridae
Neurons SARS
Organ
Parkinson
Reservoir
Virus

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH infection

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