Clinical and genotypic characteristics of patients diagnosed with SARS CoV-2 in children at a hospital in Ecuador.

Leader: Daniel Garzón, PhD (Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, COCSA)

USFQ Participants:

Ana Cristina Aguilar (Professor of Embryology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, COCSA)

External Participants:

Jorge Reyes

IESS Quito Sur Hospital team

Description:
The research describes the course of the disease in children and genotypes
 

USFQ Faculty: Health Sciences, COCSA

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News:

Ecuador confirms first case of COVID-19 reinfection

Article published on China Global Television Network.
The Institute of Microbiology of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) reported the first case of COVID-19 reinfection in Ecuador on Saturday. It compared the viral genome sequences in the two infections and found that they are different strains. The patient was first diagnosed with COVID-19 in May, and again at the end of August, said the institute.

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USFQ concluded the genome sequence of the coronavirus strain circulating in Ecuador. Read more

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On the 24th of may, “Día a Día” TV-program featured an extensive report titled “The Novel Coronavirus Genome.” This report is a work of investigative journalism that addresses the importance of analyzing the genetics of this virus, its origin, and changes. The report includes commentary from the following USFQ professors: Paúl Cardenas, Institute of Microbiology,Sigue leyendo “TELEAMAZONAS”