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Introduction: Coronavirus pandemic is spreading tremendously all over the world. The need of the hour is to devise a diagnostic tool that is appropriate, efficient, time saving as well as cost effective for the diagnosis of disease.
Aim: The present study assesses the role of CT in early diagnosis of coronavirus disease .
Methodology: This retrospective study was conducted at DHQ teaching hospital of Sargodha. It included suspected patients of coronavirus visiting the hospital from 6th March 2020 to 23rd September 2020. The demographic and clinical features of the patients were noted. The RT-PCR and CT findings were recorded and compared. The statistical analysis of collected data was conducted on SPSS.
Results: The results showed that there is an agreement between the results of RT-PCR and CT. However, few discrepancies were also evident.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that CT scan is an adequate technique for efficient and timely diagnosis of coronavirus disease.