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Letter to the editor

Authors Linde A, Plymoth A

Received 28 April 2016

Accepted for publication 12 May 2016

Published 8 August 2016 Volume 2016:8 Pages 295—296


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Editor who approved publication: Professor Vera Ehrenstein

Annika Linde, Amelie Plymoth

Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
It was with great interest that we noticed that other researchers are also interested in participant-collected nasal swabs to detect pathogens in acute respiratory infections, and we welcome the findings presented in the study by Vargas et al.1
       Of importance is that already in the beginning of 2015, we showed in our research work that nasal self-sampling is feasible in large-scale surveillance of respiratory infections.
View the original paper by Vargas and colleagues.

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