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Table 4 Comparison of clinical symptoms among patients with different Ct values in those who were tested using Abbott rt-PCR machine

From: Initial viral cycle threshold values in patients with COVID-19 and their clinical significance

Symptoms Low Ct value (N = 101) Medium Ct value (N = 19)
Fever 74 (73.3) 12 (63.2) 0.37
Shivering 11 (10.9) 2 (10.5) 0.96
Shortness of breath 44 (43.6) 6 (31.6) 0.33
Chest pain 10 (9.9) 3 (15.8) 0.45
Wheezes 3 (3) 0 0.45
Cough 69 (68.3) 11 (57.9) 0.38
Hemoptysis 2 (2) 1 (5.3) 0.4
Sore throat 13 (12.9) 2 (10.5) 0.78
Headache 17 (16.8) 3 (15.8) 0.91
Myalgia 35 (34.7) 4 (21.1) 0.25
Vomiting 16 (15.8) 0 0.06
Diarrhea 15 (14.9) 2 (10.5) 0.62