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What is Viral Shedding? – News-Medical.net

Understanding the duration of viral shedding of the SARS-CoV-2 is crucial in controlling the spread of this virus.

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Understanding the duration of viral shedding of the SARS-CoV-2, as well as how it relates to a positive or negative PCR test, is crucial to the implementation of effective public health efforts aimed towards controlling the spread of this virus.
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Defining viral shedding
When an individual gets infected by a respiratory virus like the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus particles will bind to the various type…

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