Dynamic viral SARS-CoV-2 RNA shedding in in children: preliminary data and clinical consideration of Italian regional center
Published: 23 May 2020
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society ; doi:10.1093/jpids/piaa065
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: Children / Italian / Clearance / Stool / Shedding / nasopharyngeal / Sars Cov / Underline
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