COVID-19: the case for health-care worker screening to prevent hospital transmission

Lancet. 2020 May 2;395(10234):1418-1420. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30917-X. Epub 2020 Apr 16.
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Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Asymptomatic Diseases
  • Betacoronavirus
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques*
  • Coronavirus Infections* / diagnosis
  • Coronavirus Infections* / epidemiology
  • Coronavirus Infections* / prevention & control
  • Coronavirus Infections* / transmission
  • Cross Infection / prevention & control
  • Health Personnel*
  • Health Workforce
  • Humans
  • Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient / prevention & control*
  • Mass Screening*
  • Pandemics* / prevention & control
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / diagnosis
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / epidemiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / prevention & control
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / transmission
  • Quarantine
  • RNA, Viral / analysis
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • United Kingdom

Substances

  • RNA, Viral

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 diagnostic testing
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2