Journal of Infectious Diseases and  Diagnosis

Journal of Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis
Open Access

ISSN: 2576-389X

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Payal Agarwal

Department of Oral, Dental & Craniofacial Care Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Review Article   
    Oral Cavity: A Potential Repository for Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Asymptomatic Carriers
    Author(s): Anmol Agarwal*, Gaurav Mittal, Payal Agarwal and Shimona Raj Mittal

    The present outbreak of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global health emergency. The major reason of concern amongst the health authorities is the early detection and effective isolation of the patients as the present disease is quite similar in initial clinical presentation to the old common flu. Presently, Real Time reverse transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (rRT-PCR) is considered to be the gold standard to detect the causative virus, SARS-Cov-2, but its time consuming and poses the risk of further spread meanwhile, to the exposed people especially healthcare workers. Therefore globally, social distancing is the only mode identified to prevent the spread of the disease and keep isolating people who present with clinical symptoms, screen them and act accordingly. However asymptomatic carriers are the next point of worry and demands mas.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2576-389X.5.133

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