Exploring the role of the microbiome in COVID-19
Coronavirus disease 2019（COVID-19）is an emerged infection raised wide concerns for pneumonia and respiratory manifestations. Also, diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms are frequently observed in COVID-19 patients, but the significance remains undetermined.
The objective of this study is to analyze the oral and gut microbiome from participants who have been tested for SARS-CoV-2 (with positive or negative results). Also, we will analyze the viral RNA sequencing in the saliva samples. We will use the Nanopore system to perform the microbiome analysis.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
We are requesting the self-collection of saliva and stool samples.
Over 18 years-old, tested positive for COVID-19.