Case report – Prolonged SARS-CoV-2 positive PCR after resolution of symptoms

Federica Gigli, Daniele Laszlo, Daniele Avenoso


The recent SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is a new challenge for clinicians worldwide. Although the clinical aspects are well described by different groups, there are still some areas of uncertainty about the interpretation of diagnostic methods. Herein, we describe the clinical case of a 45-year-old lady that contracted SARS-CoV-2 infection with a prolonged PCR positive nasopharyngeal swab but lack of COVID-19 defining events.

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Discussion of Clinical Cases  ISSN 2375-8449(Print)  ISSN 2375-8473(Online)

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