Rapid painless diagnosis of viral respiratory infection

Title

Rapid painless diagnosis of viral respiratory infection

Creator

Ipp M; Carson S; Petric M; Parkin PC

Publisher

Archives Of Disease In Childhood

Date

2002

Subject

Child; Humans; infant; Pain Measurement; Sensitivity and Specificity; adolescent; Preschool; Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support; infant; Newborn; Microscopy; Pain/prevention & control; Fluorescence/methods/standards; Fluorescent Antibody Technique/methods/standards; Nasopharynx/virology; Respiratory Tract Infections/diagnosis/virology; Virus Diseases/diagnosis/virology

Description

The concordance of nasal compared with nasopharyngeal swabs was assessed for the diagnosis of respiratory viral infections, and the degree of discomfort associated with each procedure was compared. The use of nasal swabs was shown to be as accurate but significantly less painful than nasopharyngeal swabs for virus diagnosis.
2002

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

372-373

Issue

5

Volume

86

Citation

Ipp M; Carson S; Petric M; Parkin PC, “Rapid painless diagnosis of viral respiratory infection,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed December 8, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/12766.

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