ACR recommends sparing use of CT for COVID-19

CT should not be used as a first-line diagnostic or screening tool for the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3 factors linked to risk of death from coronavirus CT findings for coronavirus may overlap with adenovirus WHO ups coronavirus mortality rate to 3.4% How does COVID-19 differ from other coronaviruses?
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In this study, we investigated a COVID-19 cohort in Shanghai, China. We screened viruses include Human parainfluenza virus 1, Human parainfluenza virus 2, Human parainfluenza virus 3, Human parainfluenza virus4, Influenza A virus, Influenza B virus, Human rhinovirus, Human metapneumovirus, Human respiratory syncytial virus, Human Bocavirus, Human adenovirus, Human Coronavirus 229E, Human Coronavirus NL63, Human Coronavirus HKU1, Human Coronavirus OC43; bacteria include Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Moraxella catarrhalis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Legionella pneumophila, Group A Streptococcus, Haemophilus influenza, Staphylococ...
Source: Journal of Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
Condition:   COVID-19 Interventions:   Biological: Recombinant Novel Coronavirus Vaccine (Adenovirus Type 5 Vector);   Biological: Recombinant Novel Coronavirus Vaccine (Adenovirus Type 5 Vector) -placebo Sponsors:   CanSino Biologics Inc.;   Beijing Institute of Biotechnology;   Jiangsu Province Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recruiting
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The cleverest of enemies thrive on surprise attacks. Viruses—and coronaviruses in particular—know this well. Remaining hidden in animal hosts for decades, they mutate steadily, sometimes serendipitously morphing into more effective and efficient infectious agents. When a strain with just the right combination of genetic codes that spell trouble for people makes the leap from animal to human, the ambush begins. Such was the case with SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus behind COVID-19, and the attack was mostly silent and insidious at first. Many people infected with SARS-CoV-2 remained oblivious as they served as the v...
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AbstractA subset of patients with Covid-19 presents with negative RT-PCR screening but suspect CT findings. Using four commercially available anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG immuno-assays, we found this subset constituted 9.2% of all consecutively admitted outpatients with Covid-19 in our hospital. Clinical specificity for Covid-19 of some N protein-based immuno-assays was suboptimal, as positive results were observed in control patients with recent common human coronavirus, influenza B and adenovirus infections.
Source: Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Condition:   Covid19 Interventions:   Biological: Recombinant Novel Coronavirus Vaccine (Adenovirus Type 5 Vector);   Biological: Placebo Sponsors:   NPO Petrovax;   CanSino Biologics Inc. Not yet recruiting
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