The association between SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR cycle threshold and mortality in a community cohort

Rupert Waudby-West, Benjamin Parcell, Colin N. A. Palmer, Samira Bell, James D. Chalmers (Lead / Corresponding author), Moneeza K. Siddiqui (Lead / Corresponding author)

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

3 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

Lower Ct values from RT-PCR tests are associated with higher risk of mortality in SARS-CoV2 infections. Ct values < 20 was associated with 2.20 times the hazards of mortality compared to values >30 [(95%CI: 1.28–3.76) adjusted for age, sex, comorbidities and hopsitalisation
Original languageEnglish
Article number2100360
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume58
Early online date25 Jun 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jul 2021

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'The association between SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR cycle threshold and mortality in a community cohort'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this