The earlier MERS-COV screening for dialysis patients, it will help to reduce morbidity

MERS-COV is a viral respiratory disease caused by coronavirus, that was identified first in KSA in 2012[1] . Infection is the second most common cause of death in dialysis patients[2], and this is because they were having routine trice weekly hemodialysis and exposed quickly to pathogens through needling, transfusion, and dialysis catheters. A treatment room is ideal for infection transmission. Dialysis patients were prone to severe infection because decreased immune function. Coronaviruses could cause highly contagious pneumonic infections [3].Spread mainly through contact and respiratory droplet


Mohammed Mukhtar

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