Letter to the editor
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.2
View the original paper by Vargas and colleagues.
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