Prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms, fecal viral shedding in patients with COVID-19

June 11, 2020

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.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.11335)

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