Misleading Results of Typhi Dot Test in COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors

  • Muna Malik Assistant Professor of Pathology, PGMI/AMC/LGH
  • Muhammad Irfan Malik Associate Professor of Pulmonology, PGMI/AMC/LGH, Focal person of COVID-19 at LGH Lahore.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37978/pjsm.v1i3.229

Keywords:

COVID-19, typhidot, Coronavirus, misleading

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Author Biography

Muhammad Irfan Malik, Associate Professor of Pulmonology, PGMI/AMC/LGH, Focal person of COVID-19 at LGH Lahore.

Assocaite professor of Pulmonology, focal person of COVID-19 at LGH.

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Published

2020-10-27

How to Cite

Malik, M., & Malik, M. I. (2020). Misleading Results of Typhi Dot Test in COVID-19 Pandemic. Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 1(3), e229. https://doi.org/10.37978/pjsm.v1i3.229