ACR Recommendations for the use of Chest Radiography and Computed Tomography (CT) for Suspected COVID19 Infection

As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., there is growing interest in the role and appropriateness of chest radiographs (CXR) and computed tomography (CT) for the screening, diagnosis and management of patients with suspected or known COVID-19 infection. Contributing to this interest are limited availability of viral testing kits to date, concern for test sensitivity from earlier reports in China, and the growing number of publications describing the CXR and CT appearance in the setting of known or suspected COVID-19 infection.

ACR Recommendations for the use of Chest Radiography and Computed Tomography (CT) for Suspected COVID19 Infection
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