Clinical and virological data of the first cases of COVID-19 in Europe: a case series

Small case series details 3 different clinical evolutions, including paucisymptomatic patients with high nasopharyngeal titres, a 2 step disease progression of secondary worsening despite initial decreasing viral load, and finally a case of rapid multiple organ failure.

SPS commentary:

A related commentary discusses this article and states that the use of viral RNA load could be used to decide one potential clinical strategies to treat COVID-19 could be exploited in further research.


The Lancet Infectious Diseases

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