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Danish Citizen´s Preferences for at-home Oropharyngeal/nasal SARS-CoV-2 Specimen Collection

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@article{79d47fd1ef3741d5ac04ee0c4f56df35,
title = "Danish Citizen´s Preferences for at-home Oropharyngeal/nasal SARS-CoV-2 Specimen Collection",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Diagnostic confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 by self-collection of specimens is a reliable method compared with healthcare worker collected samples. Citizens' preferences for collection methods are unknown, but at-home collection could have several advantages.METHODS: This study investigated the preference for guided at-home self-collection versus at-hospital specimen collection by healthcare workers.RESULTS: Among the 3709 participants, at-home swab collection was the preferred setting for 2362 (63.7%) compared with 1347 (36.3%) reporting a preference for an at-hospital swabbing procedure.CONCLUSION: A high preference for guided at-home self-collection of oropharyngeal/nasal SARS-CoV-2 specimens exists and could be a future norm beyond COVID-19.",
keywords = "COVID-19, Diagnostics, Oropharyngeal/nasal swab, Patient-reported, SARS-CoV-2, Self-collection",
author = "Bundgaard, {Johan S} and Raaschou-Pedersen, {Daniel T} and Tobias Todsen and Anna Ringgaard and Christian Torp-Pedersen and {Von Buchwald}, Christian and Kasper Iversen and Henning Bundgaard",
note = "Copyright {\textcopyright} 2021. Published by Elsevier Ltd.",
year = "2021",
month = aug,
doi = "10.1016/j.ijid.2021.06.060",
language = "English",
volume = "109",
pages = "195--198",
journal = "International Journal of Infectious Diseases",
issn = "1201-9712",
publisher = "Elsevier Ltd",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Danish Citizen´s Preferences for at-home Oropharyngeal/nasal SARS-CoV-2 Specimen Collection

AU - Bundgaard, Johan S

AU - Raaschou-Pedersen, Daniel T

AU - Todsen, Tobias

AU - Ringgaard, Anna

AU - Torp-Pedersen, Christian

AU - Von Buchwald, Christian

AU - Iversen, Kasper

AU - Bundgaard, Henning

N1 - Copyright © 2021. Published by Elsevier Ltd.

PY - 2021/8

Y1 - 2021/8

N2 - INTRODUCTION: Diagnostic confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 by self-collection of specimens is a reliable method compared with healthcare worker collected samples. Citizens' preferences for collection methods are unknown, but at-home collection could have several advantages.METHODS: This study investigated the preference for guided at-home self-collection versus at-hospital specimen collection by healthcare workers.RESULTS: Among the 3709 participants, at-home swab collection was the preferred setting for 2362 (63.7%) compared with 1347 (36.3%) reporting a preference for an at-hospital swabbing procedure.CONCLUSION: A high preference for guided at-home self-collection of oropharyngeal/nasal SARS-CoV-2 specimens exists and could be a future norm beyond COVID-19.

AB - INTRODUCTION: Diagnostic confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 by self-collection of specimens is a reliable method compared with healthcare worker collected samples. Citizens' preferences for collection methods are unknown, but at-home collection could have several advantages.METHODS: This study investigated the preference for guided at-home self-collection versus at-hospital specimen collection by healthcare workers.RESULTS: Among the 3709 participants, at-home swab collection was the preferred setting for 2362 (63.7%) compared with 1347 (36.3%) reporting a preference for an at-hospital swabbing procedure.CONCLUSION: A high preference for guided at-home self-collection of oropharyngeal/nasal SARS-CoV-2 specimens exists and could be a future norm beyond COVID-19.

KW - COVID-19

KW - Diagnostics

KW - Oropharyngeal/nasal swab

KW - Patient-reported

KW - SARS-CoV-2

KW - Self-collection

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85111197401&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.06.060

DO - 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.06.060

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 34216732

VL - 109

SP - 195

EP - 198

JO - International Journal of Infectious Diseases

JF - International Journal of Infectious Diseases

SN - 1201-9712

ER -

ID: 66575386