Although nucleic acid test and immunity antibody test are the only standards for the diagnosis of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), while it was rarely applied for primary screening in all COVID-19 related close contacts. The management of such kind of population still need additional method besides medical observation. Chest CT as a routinely examination in most hospital, it has certain advantages and limitation in the management of COVID-19. Here, we summarized and commented the role of chest by clinical perspective in the primary screening.
Ting-Ting Zhou, Feng-Xian Wei1 and Zhao Liu