What is it about?

The incidence of PIMS-TS among SARS-CoV-2 positive children varies at around 0.3:1,000. However, no data has been published on the impact of variants or lineages of SARS-CoV-2 on the occurrence of PIMS-TS. The aim of this study was to analyse the association between SARS-CoV-2 lineage and the incidence of PIMS-TS cases.

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Why is it important?

We revealed that when omicron was the predominant variant, the incidence of PIMS-TS was reduced fourfold.

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This page is a summary of: Impact of SARS‐CoV ‐2 variants on the incidence of paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome ( PIMS‐TS ), Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, October 2022, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/jpc.16204.
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