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Dynamics of faecal SARS-CoV-2 in infected children during the convalescent phase

Tags: , , , | April 6th, 2020

We read with interest the recent paper in this Journal by He et al. who reviewed the current evidence on COVID-19 and concluded that faecal shedding of SARS-CoV-2 should not be ignored as one of the possible transmission routes of the virus. We would like to share findings from our paediatric patients who were positive for nucleic acid testing for SARS-CoV-2 in stools up to 8–20 days after clearance of viral RNA in respiratory specimens.

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