Important and Unresolved Aspects of Neuropathologic Analyses of COVID-19 Individuals Masaki Takao 1,2 1Department of Clinical Laboratory, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry (NCNP) National Center Hospital 2Mihara Memorial Hospital Keyword: コロナウイルス , SARS-CoV-2 , COVID-19 , 神経病理 , 病理解剖抄録 , coronavirus , neuropathology , autopsy pp.1061-1065
Published Date 2020/10/1
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1416201649
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The pathomechanisms of central nervous system disorders associated with COVID-19 remain unsolved. It is therefore imperative to carry out pathologic, virologic, and molecular analyses of the human brain tissue to understand the neurological manifestations of COVID-19. However, autopsy of COVID-19 poses challenges in terms of infection control. In this short review, the neuropathologic findings of individuals with COVID-19 were summerised and a possible autopsy methodologies to investigate these further were proposed.

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