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Fecal-oral transmission of Sars-Cov-2 in children: is it time to change our approach?

Tags: , , , , , | April 29th, 2020

Abstract Starting from 2 pediatric cases of COVID-19, with confirmation at nasopharyngeal and rectal swabs, we considered the lesson learnt from previous Coronavirus epidemics and reviewed evidence on the current outbreak. Surveillance with rectal swabs might be extended to infants and children, for the implications for household contacts and isolation timing.

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