Clinical and Immunological responses of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 patients

Jul 1, 2020COVID Literature Appraisal, Epidemiology, Indications and tests for diagnosis

This study has important public health implications and shows the risk of using COVID-19 ‘immunity passport’. Since immunological responses may vary among different ethnic groups, such temporal seroprevalence surveys in the community are required in different populations.

Article: Long QX, Tang XT, Shi QL, et al. Clinical and immunological assessment of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections. Nature Medicine online publication ahead of print 18th June 2020 doi:10.1038/s41591-020-0965-6

Indications and tests-antibody titres in asymptomatic patients