Acta Scientific Microbiology (ASMI) (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Short Communication Volume 3 Issue 12

Clinical Utility of Ct Value in Covid-19 Infection

Ashok Rattan1* and Jitendra Kumar2

1Advisor, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India
2Molecular Biologist, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India

*Corresponding Author: Ashok Rattan, Advisor, Pathkind Labs, Gurgaon, India.

Received: October 28, 2020; Published: November 30, 2020

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  The clinical spectrum of Covid-19 infection caused by SARS CoV 2 is very heterogenous varying from completely asymptomatic infection to severe life threatening infection requiring admission and treatment in ICU and still ending fatally.

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Citation

Citation: Ashok Rattan and Jitendra Kumar. “Clinical Utility of Ct Value in Covid-19 Infection".Acta Scientific Microbiology 3.12 (2020): 128-130.




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