Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Authors: CDC

  • New information on potential for under-detection of occult hypoxemia by pulse oximetry, especially among persons with dark skin
  • New information on dermatologic manifestations associated with COVID-19
  • New information on prolonged shedding of replication-competent SARS-CoV-2 in severely immunocompromised persons
  • New information on reports of reinfection with variant viruses

Clinical Presentation, Clinical Course, Laboratory and Radiographic Findings, Clinical Management and Treatment, Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions or Home Isolation

This document provides guidance on caring for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have published guidelines for the clinical management of COVID-19external icon prepared by the COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel. The recommendations are based on scientific evidence and expert opinion and are regularly updated as more data become available.

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