Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Fecal Viral Shedding in Patients With COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: How commonly reported gastrointestinal symptoms were in patients with COVID-19 and viral RNA shedding was detected in these patients’ stool are examined in this systematic review and meta-analysis.

Authors: Sravanthi Parasa, M.D., of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.11335)

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