Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of genetic, Tehran-North branch, Islamic azad university, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of biology, Tehran-east branch, Islamic azad university, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Medical Genetics, National Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Tehran, Iran



Warning of the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is pandemic and causes global concern. COVID-19 has acute respiratory symptoms which leads to die in many cases through the world. We have found seven variants in 300 patients based on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) which are related to infectious disease. According to the databases, we confirmed that rs2660 and rs1800450 have association with COVID-19 in the Iranian population.