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Table 2 Diagnostic testing and duration of fever

From: Characteristics and outcomes of family-practice patients with coronavirus disease 2019: a case series

  Total (89) Male (39) Female (50)
PCR test result (n) 64.0% (57) 66.7% (26) 62.0% (31)
% Positive 77.2% (44) 84.6% (22) 71.0% (22)
% Negative 19.3% (11) 11.5% (3) 25.8% (8)
% Missing result 3.5% (2) 3.9% (1) 3.2% (1)
Symptom onset->PCR (days)
 MIN 1
 25th percentile 2.25
 Median 6
 75th percentile 11
 MAX 111
PCR POS->PCR NEG (days)
 MIN 12
 25th percentile 18
 Median 29
 75th percentile 43
 MAX 73
Fever (days)
 MIN 1
 25th percentile 1
 Median 3.5
 75th percentile 7
 MAX 22
  1. N.B.: Symptom onset->PCR test: data available for 42 cases
  2. POS->NEG test: data available for 12 cases
  3. Fever: data available for 60 cases
  4. PCR: polymerase chain reaction, MIN: minimum, MAX: maximum, POS: positive, NEG: negative