Residual SARS-CoV-2 RNA in nasal swabs of convalescent COVID-19 patients: Is prolonged quarantine always justified?

A. Piralla, M. Ricchi, M.G. Cusi, P. Prati, N. Vicari, G. Scarsi, C. Gandolfo, G. Anichini, C. Terrosi, E. Percivalle, E. Vecchio Nepita, F. Bergami, M. Tallarita, R. Di Martino, A. Ferrari, F. Rovida, G. Lunghi, R. Schiavo, F. Baldanti

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-302
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume102
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • Cq value
  • Infectivity
  • Real-time reverse transcription PCR
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Virus isolation
  • virus RNA
  • convalescence
  • coronavirus disease 2019
  • cytopathogenic effect
  • human
  • immunofluorescence
  • limit of quantitation
  • major clinical study
  • multicenter study
  • nose smear
  • observational study
  • prospective study
  • quarantine
  • real time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction
  • RNA sequencing
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
  • Short Survey
  • virus detection
  • virus genome
  • virus isolation
  • virus load
  • virus pathogenesis
  • virus replication
  • adult
  • diagnosis
  • disease exacerbation
  • female
  • genetics
  • isolation and purification
  • male
  • middle aged
  • nose
  • physiology
  • real time polymerase chain reaction
  • time factor
  • virology
  • young adult
  • Adult
  • COVID-19 Testing
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nose
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quarantine
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • RNA, Viral
  • Time Factors
  • Viral Load
  • Young Adult

Cite this