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Table 1 Characteristics of COVID-19 Thai cases

From: Rapid SARS-CoV-2 antigen detection assay in comparison with real-time RT-PCR assay for laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19 in Thailand

Characteristics Results
Number of COVID-19 cases n = 60
Age (years)
Median (range) 38.5 (range 21–72)
Gender
Male n = 36 (60%)
Risk factors
Confirmed case contact n = 45 (75%): boxing stadiums (n = 11), karaoke bars&pubs (n = 14), workplaces (n = 1), taxi drivers (n = 1), family members and friends (n = 18)
Foreign contact n = 8 (13.3%): UK (n = 5), China (n = 1), India (n = 1), Cambodia (n = 1)
Public area contact n = 2 (3.3%): public market (n = 1), domestic travel (n = 1)
Unspecified n = 5 (8.3%)
Diagnoses
Asymptomatic n = 3 (5.0%)
URI n = 37 (61.7%)
Fever n = 11 (18.3%)
Pneumonia n = 5 (8.3%)
Unspecified n = 4 (6.7%)
Time from onset to laboratory test (days)
Median (range) 3 (range 0–14)
Results of RT-PCR assay
Ct-value of E
Mean ± SD (min, max) 22.79 ± 6.69 (min 10.49, max 35.02)
Ct-value of RdRp
Mean ± SD (min, max) 24.73 ± 6.55 (min 13.41, max 39.20)
Ct-value of N
Mean ± SD (min, max) 26.09 ± 6.47 (min 12.07, max 37.17)
Results of rapid antigen detection assay
Positive 59/60 (98.33%)
Negative 1/60 (1.67%)