The relationship between positivity for COVID-19 RT-PCR and symptoms, clinical findings, and mortality in Turkey


Ozcan E., Yavuzer S. , Borku Uysal B., Islamoglu M. S. , Ikitimur H. , Unal O. F. , ...More

EXPERT REVIEW OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/14737159.2021.1882305
  • Title of Journal : EXPERT REVIEW OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Abstract

Introduction: This study aimed to assess the correlation between nucleic acid amplification test (real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction, RT-PCR) positivity of patients presenting with suspected COVID-19 and pneumonic infiltration consistent with COVID-19-specific pneumonia diagnosis on thoracic computed tomography (CT), with symptoms, laboratory findings, and clinical progression.