publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

Hepatotropic Properties of SARS-CoV-2—Preliminary Results of Cross-Sectional Observational Study from the First Wave COVID-19 Pandemic

Hanna Wiśniewska; Karolina Skonieczna-Żydecka; Miłosz Parczewski; Jolanta Niścigorska-Olsen; Ewa Karpińska; Monika Hornung; Krzysztof Jurczyk; Magdalena Witak-Jędra; Łukasz Laurans; Katarzyna Maciejewska; ...
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 672 (issn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
and partly, ALP activity and influenced inflammation-related parameters. The most probable cause of mild hepatitis during COVID-19 was anoxia and immune-mediated damage due to the inflammatory response following SARS-CoV-2 infection. A direct cytopathic effect of SARS-CoV-2 on hepatocytes, albeit less probable, can be considered as well. The use of potentially hepatotoxic drugs may contribute to liver damage.
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