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Recurrent positive RT-PCR results for COVID-19 in discharged patients

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: Patients with COVID-19 who were discharged from the hospital and had recurrent positive reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results were the focus of this case series.

Authors: Zhixia Jiang, M.S., of the Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University in Zunyi, China, is the corresponding author.

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