Evaluating addition of self-collected throat swabs to nasal swabs for respiratory virus detection.

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Summary of "Evaluating addition of self-collected throat swabs to nasal swabs for respiratory virus detection."

Early and accurate detection of respiratory viruses (RV) is important for patient management. We have previously shown that self-collected nasal swabs (NS) are feasible and as sensitive as clinician-collected nasal washes for detection of RV, but the additive benefit of self-collected throat swabs is unknown.


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Name: Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology
ISSN: 1873-5967
Pages: 43-46


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