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

Anna Mathew, Balaji E Vignesh Balaji E, Sreedhara Ranganath K. Pai, Anoop Kishore, Vasudev Pai, K. S. Chandrashekar

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Article number104751
JournalInfection, Genetics and Evolution
Volume90
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 06-2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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