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Fig. 6

From: At what times during infection is SARS-CoV-2 detectable and no longer detectable using RT-PCR-based tests? A systematic review of individual participant data

Fig. 6

Example participants with intermittent false negative results. a An example of a participant with high viral load, but where alternate RT-PCR test results report high viral load or undetectable virus. A participant where virus levels have reduced over time to a level around the limit of viral detection, and at these low levels of virus, intermittent negative results will occur due to differences in the location or amount of sample

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