Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Urine: Implications for COVID-19 Severity and Transmission

A study called “Cautious handling of urine from moderate to severe COVID-19 patients” exploring the presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in the urine has revealed crucial insights into the virus’s behavior and implications for healthcare practices. Here’s a summary of the findings: In conclusion, the study suggests that the presence and duration of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in urine may be dependent on the severity of COVID-19. It highlights the need for health care workers to practice infection prevention and control measures when handling urine samples, especially from patients with moderate to severe COVID-19​​. Read More: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7266575/pdf/main.pdf