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Testing for respiratory viruses in children: to swab or not to swab

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Importance: While most viral respiratory tract infections can be diagnosed clinically, clinicians frequently order tests to identify the specific offending virus. While there has been tremendous growth in the variety, availability, and sophistication of the types of respiratory viral tests, there may have been less critical thought and discussion among frontline clinicians about the clinical utility and specific indications for testing. We summarize the rationale historically used to supp...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
171
Issue:
8
Pages:
798-804
Publication date:
2018-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-03-02
DOI:
EISSN:
2168-6211
ISSN:
2168-6203
Pmid:
28672402
Source identifiers:
897610
Language:
English
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uuid:0b6e6f60-c8b0-4b55-a0c1-d9fe9cd3380e
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pubs:897610
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2018-12-17

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