Is It COVID or Long COVID? Your Organs May Know

American College of Cardiology: “ACC Issues Clinical Guidance on Cardiovascular Consequences of COVID-19.”

British Medical Journal: “Risks of Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Bleeding After Covid-19: Nationwide Self-Controlled Cases Series and Matched Cohort Study,” “Study Finds Risk of Serious Blood Clots up to Six Months After COVID-19.”

British Society for Immunology: “Long-Term Immunological Health Consequences of COVID-19.”

Cardiovascular Diabetology: “Persistent Clotting Protein Pathology in Long Covid/Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) is Accompanied by Increased Levels of Antiplasmin.”

Cell: “Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Fecal Shedding of SARS-CoV-2 RNA Suggest Prolonged Gastrointestinal Infection.”

Frontiers in Endocrinology: “COVID-19 and Diabetes: Understanding the Interrelationship and Risks for a Severe Course.”

Global Autoimmune Institute: “Is Long COVID a New Autoimmune Disease?”

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Services and Supports for Longer-Term Impacts of COVID-19.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Coronavirus: Kidney Damage Caused by COVID-19,” “Heart Problems after COVID-19,” “Long COVID: Long-Term Effects of COVID-19,” “What Does COVID Do to Your Blood?”

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology: “Kidney Outcomes in Long COVID.”

JAMA Cardiology: “Outcomes of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients Recently Recovered From Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).”

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: “Risks and Burdens of Incident Diabetes in Long Covid: A Cohort Study.”

Leora Horwitz, health systems specialist, co-leader, Clinical Science Core, NIH RECOVER Initiative, NYU Langone Health.

MedRxiv: “Persistent Circulating SARS-CoV-2 Spike is Associated with Post-Acute COVID-19 Sequelae.”

Nature Medicine: “Symptoms and Risk Factors for Long COVID in Non-Hospitalized Adults.”

Nature News: “Coronavirus ‘Ghosts’ Found Lingering in the Gut,” “Diabetes Risk Rises After Covid, Massive Study Finds.”

Nature Reviews Nephrology: “Long COVID and Kidney Disease.”

News release, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

Radiology: “Lung Abnormalities Depicted with Hyperpolarized Xenon MRI in Patients with Long COVID.”

Nicole Bhave, cardiologist, University of Michigan Health.

Nisha Viswanathan, MD, co-director, Long COVID program, UCLA Health.

PLOS Pathogens: “SARS-CoV-2-Specific T cells Associate with Inflammation and Reduced Lung Function in Pulmonary Post-Acute Sequalae of SARS-CoV-2.”

Science Translational Medicine: “Prothrombotic autoantibodies in serum from patients hospitalized with COVID-19.”

University of Michigan Health: “New Cause of COVID-19 Blood Clots Identified.”

Viruses: “Viruses and Autoimmunity: A Review on the Potential Interaction and Molecular Mechanisms.”

Yale News: “For COVID-19, Endemic Stage Could be Two Years Away.”