Review on Identification of Major Infectious Site and Disease Progression Pathway for Early Detection of Novel Corona Virus Covid-19 [post]

Manohari Meegahawattage Wickramaratchi, Alexander Pieris, Akila Jude Shehan Fernando
2020 unpublished
The Novel Coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is a new highly contagious infection, transmitted from human to human of pandemic proportion. The number affected is increasing dramatically, without specific therapy nor vaccination available. The major challenges for its epidemiological control include the prolonged incubation period without symptoms and its ability to transmit the disease by both symptomatic and asymptomatic. This review is to bring an awareness to the scientific and medical community
more » ... d medical community a major route of infection during incubation period, suggesting a new diagnostic approach to be adopted. Exploration of this study may unfold a unique approach to the early detection and clinical management well before its progression to severe disease manifestation. We highlight the importance of evaluating pancreatic function, hepatocellular changes and gastrointestinal lining to enable early diagnosis of the disease.
doi:10.31222/osf.io/fu9p8 fatcat:2x5prjhhsbho7hmi3toirvpade