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Saliva is more sensitive for SARS-CoV-2 detection in COVID-19 patients than nasopharyngeal swabs

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Saliva is more sensitive for SARS-CoV-2 detection in COVID-19 patients than nasopharyngeal swabs
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DOI 10.1101/2020.04.16.20067835

Wyllie, Anne L., Fournier, John, Casanovas-Massana, Arnau, Campbell, Melissa, Tokuyama, Maria, Vijayakumar, Pavithra, Geng, Bertie, Muenker, M. Catherine, Moore, Adam J., Vogels, Chantal B.F., Petrone, Mary E., Ott, Isabel M., Lu, Peiwen, Venkataraman, Arvind, Lu-Culligan, Alice, Klein, Jonathan, Earnest, Rebecca, Simonov, Michael, Datta, Rupak, Handoko, Ryan, Naushad, Nida, Sewanan, Lorenzo R., Valdez, Jordan, White, Elizabeth B., Lapidus, Sarah, Kalinich, Chaney C., Jiang, Xiaodong, Kim, Daniel J., Kudo, Eriko, Linehan, Melissa, Mao, Tianyang, Moriyama, Miyu, Oh, Ji Eun, Park, Annsea, Silva, Julio, Song, Eric, Takahashi, Takehiro, Taura, Manabu, Weizman, Orr-El, Wong, Patrick, Yang, Yexin, Bermejo, Santos, Odio, Camila, Omer, Saad B., Dela Cruz, Charles S., Farhadian, Shelli, Martinello, Richard A., Iwasaki, Akiko, Grubaugh, Nathan D., Ko, Albert I.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 733 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 150 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 82 11%
Other 70 10%
Student > Master 68 9%
Student > Bachelor 57 8%
Other 142 19%
Unknown 164 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 136 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 110 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 63 9%
Engineering 48 7%
Immunology and Microbiology 43 6%
Other 120 16%
Unknown 213 29%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4873. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 July 2023.
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