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30-09-2020 | Letter to the Editor

A Call to Action to Implement Effective COVID-19 Prevention and Screening of Individuals with Severe Intellectual Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Auteurs: A. Baghdadli, M. C. Picot, S. Miot, K. Munir

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 7/2021

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an unprecedented pandemic with major life-threatening complications among people with serious underlying conditions, especially older adults. Today, in France, COVID-19 screening tests are performed on symptomatic individuals, inpatients, healthcare and emergency workers, but many individuals are asymptomatic and carry the virus. Screening is currently established in hospitals or clinical laboratories by means of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests that utilize deep nasopharyngeal swabs, with possibility of false negatives due to insufficient amount of viral material collection or laboratory error. Rapid serological diagnosis could be deployed soon to test larger set of subjects. The challenge is to define optimal screening strategies to identify both asymptomatic subjects and subgroups at risk of severe complications. …
Literatuur
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Metagegevens
Titel
A Call to Action to Implement Effective COVID-19 Prevention and Screening of Individuals with Severe Intellectual Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Auteurs
A. Baghdadli
M. C. Picot
S. Miot
K. Munir
Publicatiedatum
30-09-2020
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders / Uitgave 7/2021
Print ISSN: 0162-3257
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3432
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04719-6

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