Journal Watch - COVID 19
SARS-CoV-2 in PD Effluent
Analysis of bodily fluids from 3 SARS-CoV-2-infected PD patients found that, while viral load was quite high in nasopharyngeal swabs, none of the PD effluent tested positive, even after dialysate concentration. This suggests that the risk of virus transmission from used PD fluid may be low.
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