Duration of Symptoms, Association With Positive Home Rapid Antigen Tests After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

JAMA Network Open

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About The Study: Researchers compared rates of rapid antigen test positivity, COVID-19 symptoms and positive viral culture starting day six after a COVID-19 diagnosis among 40 individuals.

Authors: Lisa A. Cosimi, M.D., of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and Deborah T. Hung, M.D., Ph.D., of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, are the corresponding authors.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.25331)

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