ABO phenotype and SARS-CoV-2 infection: Is there any correlation?

Mathew, Anna and Balaji, Vignesh E and Pai, Sreedhara Ranganath K and Kishore, Anoop and Pai, Vasudev and Chandrashekar, KS (2021) ABO phenotype and SARS-CoV-2 infection: Is there any correlation? Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 90. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1567-1348

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COVID-19 is the currently evolving viral disease worldwide. It mainly targets the respiratory organs, tissues and causes illness. A plethora of studies has been performing to bring proper treatment and prevent people from the infection. Likewise, susceptibility to some infectious diseases has been associated with blood group phenotypes. The co-relationship of blood group with the occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and death has been examined in numerous studies. This review explained the described studies regarding the correlation of blood group and the other essential factors with COVID-19.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: COVID-19; ABO blood group; Anti-A antibodies; Clotting factor VIII and von Willebrand factor.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2021 10:30
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2021 10:30
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/157334

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