Whats new! Three hospitals in Shenzhen detected viral nucleic acid in saliva of patients

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 Whats new! Three hospitals in Shenzhen detected viral nucleic acid in saliva of patients


This edition of the childrens diagnosis and treatment program points out that children are generally susceptible, and newborns and infants also have diseases. However, most of the children have mild symptoms without fever; some of them have fever (low fever is common), fatigue, dry cough and other symptoms; upper respiratory tract infections such as nasal obstruction and runny nose are rare; a few of them have no symptoms; newborns may not have clinical manifestations.

From the current cases, 2019 ncov children infected with rare severe and critical cases, prognosis is good, no death.

In addition, this edition of childrens diagnosis and treatment program also provides guidance in terms of diagnosis criteria and treatment. For example, novel coronavirus pneumonia breastfeeding women should stop breastfeeding before recovering or removing suspected cases, and breastfeeding should be prohibited during the use of antiviral drugs.

? more than 99% of viruses in respiratory samples and fecal samples are homologous

The novel coronavirus pneumonia was detected in novel coronavirus in January 31st by the three hospital research team in Shenzhen. The researchers further isolated and cultured the positive samples, and now the live virus has been isolated from the anal swab samples of patients.

Through the simultaneous determination of the sequence of the virus isolated from patients respiratory samples and fecal samples, it was found that they have more than 99% homology.

In addition, novel coronavirus pneumonia was detected in saliva and conjunctival secretion of new crown pneumonia patients. Experts warned that people should wear masks, pay attention to personal hygiene and wash their hands frequently.