FBPixel SARS-CoV-2 turned positive in a discharged patient with COVID-19 arouses concern regarding the present standard for discharge - David Perlmutter M.D.

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Study Title
SARS-CoV-2 turned positive in a discharged patient with COVID-19 arouses concern regarding the present standard for discharge
Publication
International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Author(s)

Jing-feng Zhang, Kun Yan, Hong-hua Ye, Jie Lin, Jian-jun Zheng, Ting Cai

Abstract

An outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China caused by SARS-CoV-2 has led to a serious epidemic in China and other countries, resulting in worldwide concern. With the active efforts from prevention and control, the quantity of discharged patients is escalating. How to manage these patients normatively is still challenging. We hereby reported an asymptomatic discharged patient with COVID-19 who was retested positive for SARS-CoV-2, which arouses concern regarding the present discharge standard of COVID-19.

Date
March 4, 2020
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