Genome Analysis for Sequence Variants in SARS-CoV-2 Among Asymptomatic Individuals in Long-Term Care Facility

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Genome analysis was performed on SARS-CoV-2 RNA from seven patients in a long-term care facility who were asymptomatic at the time of screening.

Authors: Baha Abdalhamid, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.7939)

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