The TWiM team discuses saliva as more sensitive for SARS-CoV-2 detection in COVID-19 patients than nasopharyngeal swab and how Mycobacterium tuberculosis sulfolipid-1 activates nociceptive neurons and induces cough.
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Links for this episode
- Preventing the next pandemic (NY Times)
- COVID-19 treatment guidelines (NIH)
- Saliva sensitive for SARS-CoV-2 detection (medRxiv)
- A mycobacterial molecule provokes cough (Cell)
- Letters read on TWiM 216
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