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Table 7 Comparison of clinical variables among patients with different Ct values in those who were tested using Roche rt-PCR machine

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

Variables Low Ct value (N = 39) Medium Ct Value (N = 35) High Ct value (N = 8) P-value
Tachypnea 1 (2.5) 1 (2.6) 0 0.89
Respiratory distress 4 (10) 6 (15.4) 3 (33.3) 0.2
Oxygen saturation 17 (42.5) 19 (48.7) 5 (55.6) 0.73
Admitted to ICU 9 (22.5) 13 (33.3) 4 (44.4) 0.34
Single lobar infiltrate 5 (19.2) 4 (16.7) 0 0.87
Multi-lobar infiltrate 24 (70.6) 27 (84.4) 6 (100) 0.16