Frequency of Children vs Adults Carrying SARS-CoV-2 Asymptomatically

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: This case-control study compares the rates of test results indicating SARS-CoV-2 infection among children and adults admitted to a single hospital in Milan, Italy, for noninfectious reasons and without COVID-19 symptoms.

Authors: Carlo Agostoni, M.D., of Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico in Milan, Italy, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3595)

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