Open Access Research Article

Difference Between Positivity and Infectivity In RTPCR Positive Patients for Sars-Cov-2

Manuel Zarzuela Ramírez*

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Cádiz, Spain

Corresponding Author

Received Date: November 30, 2020;  Published Date: February 25, 2021


As the pandemic evolves, we assimilate concepts that are very relevant to better understand the situation. Much progress has been made, in just a few months, in understanding the transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 and the duration of infectivity in patients. In this sense, it is very important to know when a person diagnosed with Covid 19 stops transmitting the disease. At the beginning of the pandemic, there was a correlation between positivity and infectivity. This is, it was thought that all people with positive RTPCR could transmit SARS-CoV-2 [1].

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