SARS-CoV-2 genomic RNA in corneal transplantation: Are corneal transplantations safe?

January 27, 2021

According to investigators, a lack of definitive knowledge about the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in corneal tissues has resulted in the recommendation to avoid using corneal tissue for transplantation when the tissue was obtained from donors with COVID-19 that had been confirmed or those who were exposed to COVID-19.