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Table 1 Clinical Characteristics and CT findings of patients with positive anal swab viral RNA

From: Clinical and imaging findings of discharged patients with SARS-CoV-2 positive anal swab samples: a descriptive study

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5 Patient 6
Sex Male Male Male Male Male Male
Age-ranges, y 15–20 5–10 60–70 40–50 20–30 30–40
Clinical type Common Common Severe Severe Mild Common
Maximum temperature, °C 36.9 36.0 36.1 39.5 37.5 37.8
Diarrhea No No No No No No
OBT   Negative Positive Positive Negative Negative
Duration of fever, d 0 0 0 5 2 10
Duration of major symptoms (except fever), d 0 5 7 4 0 5
Duration of throat swab positive, d 11 9 13 12 2 9
Duration of anal swab positive, d 7 7 9 9 7 7
Hospital stays, d 13 15 20 21 5 14
CT score on admission 0 1 17 13   
CT score on discharge 0 0 14 10 0 0
CT score after discharge 0   10 7