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2nd Edition of International Conference on Gastroenterology

October 21-23, 2024, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

October 21 -23, 2024 | Baltimore, MD, USA

Covid-19 GI Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Covid-19 GI Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

SARS-CoV-2 is predominantly a respiratory disease that spreads primarily through direct contact (droplets, person to person). However, gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, and abdominal pain are becoming more often recognised as COVID-19 symptoms. Other symptoms of COVID-19, such as dysgeusia and anosmia, have also become more well-known. Studies have also found that these GI symptoms are frequently an early manifestation of Covid-19 and hence a strong predictor of the virus's emergence. There are still many unanswered questions and challenges, such as the relevance of virus detection in asymptomatic subjects' stool/rectal swabs, whether ACE2 is a direct mediator for SARS-CoV-2 entry into the GI tract, and how the virus might survive passage through the digestive system's extreme pH environment. As a result, it's critical to see Covid-19 as more than a respiratory disease and to identify approaches to manage the disease's gastrointestinal component.

  • Early Detection of COVID through GI symptoms
  • Diagnosing GI symptoms
  • Treating the GI symptoms of COVID 19
  • Post COVID GI disorders
Committee Members
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Philip M Hemken

Philip M Hemken

Abbott Diagnostics Division R&D, United States
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - John Andrew Sutton

John Andrew Sutton

Gastria Ltd, United Kingdom
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Orestis Ioannidis

Orestis Ioannidis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Gastro 2024 Speakers
Speaker at GI Conferences - Perry Hookman

Perry Hookman

Light of the World Free Clinic, United States
Speaker at GI Conference - Bipneet Singh

Bipneet Singh

Henry Ford Jackson, United States
Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Dakota Bigham

Dakota Bigham

The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, United States
Speaker at GI Conferences - Mariam Alamgir

Mariam Alamgir

Washington State University Internal Medicine, United States

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