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COVID-19 test results after clinical recovery, hospital discharge among patients in China

May 22, 2020

What The Study Did: Reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction tests were used to assess potential viral shedding among patients who previously had been diagnosed with and had clinically recovered from COVID-19.

Authors: Pa Wu, Ph.D., of the Hunan Normal University in Changsha, China, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9759)

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