Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
2004 SARS Edition
Detection of SARS Coronavirus in Patients with Suspected SARS
|Specimens evaluated||Positive/tested (%)|
|Nasopharyngeal aspirate||29/98 (29.6)|
|Swabs (throat, nose)||15/53 (28.3)|
aSARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome; SARS-CoV, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus; RT-PCR, reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction.
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