Activity

Activity ID

4872

Expires

September 11, 2023

Format Type

Journal-based CME

CME Credit

1

Fee

$30
CME Provider

JAMA

Description

This cross-sectional study used nasal epithelium collected in 2015-2018 to compare expression of TMPRSS2, a facilitator of SARS-CoV-2 viral entry and spread, among Asian, Black, Latino, and White patients as well as patients of mixed race/ethnicity within a New York City health system.

Disclaimers
1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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No

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Educational Objectives

To understand how racial/ethic variation in Nasal Gene Expression of Transmembrane Serine Protease 2 (TMPRSS2) affects COVID-19 infection rates

Keywords

Genetics and Genomics, Coronavirus (COVID19)

Competencies

Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Additional Information

doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.17386

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