Association of SARS-CoV-2 Seropositive Antibody Test With Risk of Future Infection

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Researchers use a large set of clinical laboratory data linked to other clinical information such as claims to investigate the relationship between SARS-CoV-2 antibody status and subsequent nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) results in an effort to understand how serostatus may predict risk of reinfection.

Authors: Lynne T. Penberthy, M.D., M.P.H., of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, Maryland, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.0366)

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