Long COVID and kidney disease

ARTICLE: Long COVID and kidney disease

AUTHORS: Sachin Yende, Chirag R Parikh

JOURNAL: Nat Rev Nephrol. 2021 Sep 9;1-2. doi: 10.1038/s41581-021-00487-3. Online ahead of print.


Kidney involvement is common in patients with acute SARS-CoV-2 infection, and subclinical inflammation and injury may persist for many months, resulting in a progressive decline in kidney function that leads to chronic kidney disease. Continued research is imperative to understand these long-term sequelae and identify interventions to mitigate them.

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