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SARS-CoV-2 Infects and Replicates in Salivary Glands

Publicado em 07 julho 2021
Researchers at the University of São Paulo Medical School (FM-USP) have found that SARS-CoV-2 infects and replicates in the salivary glands, according to Agencia FAPESP. Analysis of samples from three types of salivary gland obtained during a minimally invasive autopsy procedure performed on patients who died from complications of COVID-19 at Hospital das Clínicas, FM-USP’s hospital complex, showed that tissues specializing in producing and secreting saliva serve as [...]