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Is Nasopharyngeal Swab Comparable With Nasopharyngeal Aspirate to Detect SARS-CoV-2 in Children?

To the Editors: In December 2019 appeared in China a novel coronavirus, designated as SARS-CoV-2, responsible for a pandemic respiratory disease, known as coronavirus disease, with the Italian outbreak from February 2020. Children appear to have milder symptoms and less severe disease.1 The tests currently used for the direct identification of SARS-CoV-2include specimens taken from…

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