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Residual SARS-CoV-2 viral antigens detected in GI and hepatic tissues from five recovered patients with COVID-19

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  • CCLC, DG and XL contributed equally.

  • Presented at Part of the work has been published in the preprint server MedRxiv. DOI:10.1101/2020.10.28.20219014

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First. A corresponding author has been added.

  • Contributors Conception, design and supervision: JY and KHL. Drafting of the article: CCLC, DG, XL and JY. Providing information of the patients: ZEAT, WYW, PCC, CYC, YXK, TTT, SK, WMDT and JG-HL. Assistance with histology-related techniques: TZT, JCTL, JNL and BT. Performing RT-PCR experiments: EXC. Conducting flow cytometry experiments: XL. Generating figures: CCLC, DG, XL and SNN. Providing scientific input from the pathology perspective: SL. All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors received funding from the Centre Grant of Singapore General Hospital (grant no. NMRC/CG/M011/2017_SGH) and A*STAR Career Development Award (202D8226).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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