Incidence of persistent SARS-CoV-2 gut infection in patients with a history of COVID-19: Insights from endoscopic examination

The study titled “Incidence of persistent SARS-CoV-2 gut infection in patients with a history of COVID-19: Insights from endoscopic examination” offers significant insights into the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the gastrointestinal system. Here’s a detailed summary: Background and Aims: The study investigates the common occurrence of gut infection during acute COVID-19 and the possibility of persistent SARS-CoV-2 gut infection months after the initial infection, potentially related to long-COVID syndrome. The primary objective was to determine the incidence of this persistent gut infection in patients with a history of COVID-19 undergoing endoscopic examination​​. Methodology: Conducted from October 2022 to February…