SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load in Upper Respiratory Specimens of Infected Patients

N Engl J Med. 2020 Mar 19;382(12):1177-1179. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2001737. Epub 2020 Feb 19.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Betacoronavirus / isolation & purification*
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nose / virology*
  • Pharynx / virology*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology*
  • Viral Load*

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2