How common are coinfections in children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Ayesha Mirza, MD; Chief Editor: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS  more...
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Xia et al found that 8 of 20 pediatric inpatients with COVID‐19 infection were co-infected with other pathogens, including influenza viruses A and B, mycoplasma, respiratory syncytial virus, and cytomegalovirus. [51]


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