Gargle Lavage as a Safe and Sensitive Alternative to Swab Samples to Diagnose COVID-19: A Case Report in Japan

Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 28;71(15):893-894. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa377.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Betacoronavirus / pathogenicity
  • Coronavirus Infections / diagnosis*
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mouthwashes
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnosis*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Specimen Handling / methods
  • Therapeutic Irrigation / methods

Substances

  • Mouthwashes

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2