Utility of CT scan in patients with initial negative PCR for SARS-CoV2: a report of three cases

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Bouiller K, et al. Infection 2020.


PCR-based viral RNA to confirm the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection has a sensitivity of around 70%. We report three cases of patients with negative initial PCR and CT scan lesions that led us to suspect COVID-19, but which one(s) are really COVID-19?

PMID:32583171 | PMC:PMC7313649 | DOI:10.1007/s15010-020-01467-8

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