Why Do Some COVID Tests Hurt So Much?
Hattey Lennerman, Lexington, KY.
Business Insider: “Doctor explains why some people pass out when tested for coronavirus.”
CDC: “COVID Data Tracker: United States Laboratory Testing”, “Interim Guidelines for the Collection and Handling of Clinical Specimens for COVID-19 Testing”.
Nature: “Equivalent SARS-CoV-2 viral loads by PCR between nasopharyngeal swab and saliva in symptomatic patients.”
Andrew Lane, MD, professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; director, Johns Hopkins Sinus Center.
Philip Chen, MD, associate professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine.
USA today: “Fact Check: No, the COVID-19 nasal test does not rub the blood-brain barrier.”
Fox San Antonio: “San Antonio Woman Leaks Cerebrospinal Fluid After Receiving Covid Nasal Swab.”
Head and Neck Surgery in Otolaryngology JAMA: “Leaking Cerebrospinal Fluid After Nasal Swab Test for Coronavirus Disease 2019”, “Evaluating Information Available Online About Nasopharyngeal Swab Test in Patient Instructions for Sinus and Surgery Surgery pituitary gland. “
The Asthma Center: “Eliminate Pain From Coronavirus Tests.”
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