Positive RT-PCR Test Results in Patients Recovered From COVID-19

April 21, 2020, Vol 323, No. 15, Pages 1427-1518


Research Letter
Positive RT-PCR Test Results in Patients Recovered From COVID-19
Lan Lan, MD; Dan Xu, MD; Guangming Ye, MD; et al.
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JAMA. 2020;323(15):1502-1503. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.2783
This case series describes reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results in 4 health professionals discharged from hospitalization or quarantine after 2 negative RT-PCR test results and resolution of clinical COVID-19 infection.
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Audio Interview: Coronavirus Testing – March 16 Q&A with the CDC’s Jay Butler, MD
Clinical Review Audio: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update: PCR Testing and Shortages
Editorial Concern—Possible Reporting of the Same Patients With COVID-19 in Different Reports
Howard Bauchner, MD; Robert M. Golub, MD; Jody Zylke, MD