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Comparison of Throat Washings, Nasopharyngeal Swabs and Oropharyngeal Swabs for Detection of SARS-CoV-2

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Hitzenbichler, Florian ; Bauernfeind, Stilla ; Salzberger, Bernd ; Schmidt, Barbara ; Wenzel, Jürgen J.
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 27 Aug 2021 11:47


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA is detected by reverse-transcription quantitative real-time PCR (RT-qPCR) from respiratory specimens. This study compares throat washings (TW), nasopharyngeal swabs (NS) and oropharyngeal swabs (OS). A total of 102 samples from 34 adult patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection were analysed by RT-qPCR with absolute ...


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