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Dynamic viral SARS-CoV-2 RNA shedding in children: preliminary data and clinical consideration of Italian regional center

Tags: , , , , , , , , , | May 5th, 2020

We evaluated SARS-CoV-2-RNA clearance in 22 children . The estimation of positivity at day 14 from symptom onset is 52% for nasopharyngeal swab and 31% for stool swab. These data underline the significance of nasopharyngeal and stool swab for detecting infected children; further studies are needed for transmissibility.

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