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1/A new study shows sputum & fecal specimens PCR+ for SARS-CoV-2 even after NP samples are negative

Thx @EmoryMedicine M3s Shubham Patel & @an_xiao_ (creators), MS4 Caroline Coleman (editor) & @EmoryDeptofMed ID fellow @Dr_AmyKacin (peer review)
2/ A major limitation of this study is that it detects nucleic acid via PCR, which doesn't necessarily indicate the presence of LIVE virus.
3/ Here's the link to the study in @AnnalsofIM :…

And the link to our #EmoryID fellows' scholar blog with other literature summaries and visual abstracts & infographics created by our medical students.
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