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Infectious SARS-CoV-2 in Feces of Patient with Severe COVID-19

OPEN Emerging infectious diseases | 19 May 2020

F Xiao, J Sun, Y Xu, F Li, X Huang, H Li, J Zhao, J Huang and J Zhao
Abstract
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 was isolated from feces of a patient in China with coronavirus disease who died. Confirmation of infectious virus in feces affirms the potential for fecal-oral or fecal-respiratory transmission and warrants further study.
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