Rates of Co-infection Between SARS-CoV-2 and Other Respiratory Pathogens

JAMA. 2020 May 26;323(20):2085-2086. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.6266.

Abstract

This study describes the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 co-infection with noncoronavirus respiratory pathogens in a sample of symptomatic patients undergoing PCR testing in March 2020.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Betacoronavirus / isolation & purification*
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Comorbidity
  • Coronavirus Infections / complications*
  • Coronavirus Infections / microbiology
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae / isolation & purification
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / complications
  • Pneumonia, Viral / microbiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology*
  • RNA Viruses / isolation & purification
  • Respiratory Tract Infections / microbiology
  • Respiratory Tract Infections / virology*
  • Young Adult

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2