The spread of the Coronavirus holds Germany, Europe and the world continue to breath. Politics, economy, society and research are now required. More than four million people have already been infected with the causative agent of Sars-CoV-2, 171.134 of them in Germany.
Study: Coronavirus is also commonly affects the kidneys and other organs
The new Coronavirus infects, according to a study by the University hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) in addition to the lungs, many other organs. "Sars-CoV-2, the novel Corona-Virus, is not only a lung virus, but a Multiorganvirus", the head of the study, Tobias Huber said, on Thursday in Hamburg. The examinations of 27 Covid have shown-19 dead patients. The second most frequently affected Organ in this study, the kidney, "not infrequently, up to a total Organausfall". In addition, the excitation in the heart, liver, brain, and blood evidence. The highest concentrations were found in the cells of the respiratory tract.
The infection of the kidney is likely to be the cause of the Covid-19-were Ill often abnormalities in the urine, said Huber. "In addition, this could explain the extremely high Rate of up to 50 percent of acute kidney failure in Covid-19-patients."
The possible infestation of other organs should be taken into account in the treatment of Corona patients. Further studies should clarify whether the urine changes as an early warning system for heavy-Covid-19-could serve gradients, said Huber.
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