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The scientific literature on COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and these articles were selected for review based on their relevance to decision making around COVID-19 response efforts. Included in these Literature Reports are some manuscripts that have been made available online as pre-prints but have not yet undergone peer review. Please be aware of this when reviewing articles included in the Lit Reps.
L’Huillier et al. (June 30, 2020). Culture-Competent SARS-CoV-2 in Nasopharynx of Symptomatic Neonates, Children, and Adolescents. Emerging Infectious Diseases. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2610.202403
Shrestha et al. (June 29, 2020). Distribution of Transmission Potential during Non-Severe COVID-19 Illness. Clinical Infectious Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa886
Altamirano et al. (June 12, 2020). Assessment of Sensitivity and Specificity of Patient-Collected Lower Nasal Specimens for Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Testing. JAMA Network Open. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.12005
Hu et al. (June 28, 2020). Heat Inactivation of Serum Interferes with the Immunoanalysis of Antibodies to SARS‐CoV‐2. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.23411
Rodriguez-Manzano et al. (June 30, 2020). A Handheld Point-of-Care System for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in under 20 Minutes. Pre-print downloaded Jul 1 from https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.29.20142349
Zhu et al. (June 23, 2020). Viral Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 in Saliva from Infected Patients. Journal of Infection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.06.059
CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND HEALTH CARE SETTING
Hewitt et al. (June 30, 2020). The Effect of Frailty on Survival in Patients with COVID-19 (COPE): A Multicentre, European, Observational Cohort Study. The Lancet Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30146-8
Liang et al. (June 23, 2020). The Association of Hypertension with the Severity and Mortality of COVID-19 Patients: Evidence Based on Adjusted Effect Estimates. Journal of Infection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.06.060
Sanchez et al. (July 1, 2020). Initial and Repeated Point Prevalence Surveys to Inform SARS-CoV-2 Infection Prevention in 26 Skilled Nursing Facilities — Detroit, Michigan, March–May 2020. MMWR. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6927e1
Kaufman et al. (June 30, 2020). Half of Rural Residents at High Risk of Serious Illness Due to COVID‐19, Creating Stress on Rural Hospitals. The Journal of Rural Health. https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12481