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[Correspondence] CT screening for early diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection

22:14 EDT 26 Mar 2020 | The Lancet

Heshui Shi and colleagues1 reported chest CT image characteristics of subclinical and clinical stages among 81 patients confirmed to have acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Undoubtedly, their work is important for clinical management of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia. However, from an epidemiological perspective, interpretation of CT for early identification of SARS-CoV-2 infection needs to be done with caution.

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