COVAN is the new HIVAN: the re-emergence of collapsing glomerulopathy with COVID-19 Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1038/s41581-020-0332-3 PMID: 32753739 Web of Science: 000555780700002
International Collaboration

Cited authors

  • Velez, Juan Carlos Q.; Caza, Tiffany; Larsen, Chirstopher P.


  • Reports of collapsing glomerulopathy in patients of African ancestry and high-riskAPOL1genotype infected with SARS-CoV-2 have emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new entity, which we term COVID-19-associated nephropathy (COVAN), may particularly impact individuals in some regions of the world. Awareness of this potentially ominous complication of COVID-19 must be raised.

Publication date

  • 2020

Published in


International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1759-5061

Start page

  • 565

End page

  • 567


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