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Tahamtan A. Genetic Background as a Missing Factor in COVID-19 Severity. jcbr 2020; 4 (3) :1-2
URL: http://jcbr.goums.ac.ir/article-1-258-en.html
1. Infectious Disease Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran . , dr.tahamtan@goums.ac.ir
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  The clinical outcome of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) varies considerably from one individual to another and severe illness occurs only in a minority of cases. Evidence supports the role of genetic background alongside host, viral and environmental factors for COVID-19 severity. It seems that host genetic background affects the balance of immune responses during SARS-CoV-2 infection, leading to different clinical courses of the disease
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Article Type: Research | Subject: Basic medical sciences
Received: 2020/08/18 | Accepted: 2020/05/21 | Published: 2020/05/21

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