International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 7 (2020)

Plasma renin activity and Covid-19 infection: Friends or foe?


Sushmita Das

Controversies have emerged regarding the effect of Renin-angiotensin-system (RAS) inhibitors on ACE2 regulation and SARS-CoV-2 infection progression in this pandemic. Several countries including India are reporting SARS-CoV-2 infection in huge numbers of asymptomatic carriers. I propose that plasma renin activity (PRA) level may act as a significant pathophysiologic marker to determine the fate of SARS-CoV-2 infection.
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