COVID-19 in Art Naïve HIV Positive Adult: Course of Presentation and Management

Authors

  • Anup Bastola SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Prajjwal Pyakurel SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Sanjay Shrestha Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kijan Maharjan Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Jenish Neupane Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Rishikesh Rijal Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Vithal Prasad Myneedu SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v20i1.52667

Keywords:

COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, HIV, TB, Respiratory Infections

Abstract

During the time of COVID-19 outbreak there is dilemma in diagnosis of acute lung infections. This is further hindered among immunocompromised patients due to bizarre clinical and radiological findings. We report young male severely immunocompromised HIV infected ART naïve patient presenting with acute onset of pneumonia and hypoxemia with SARS CoV-2 PCR positive.

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Author Biographies

Anup Bastola, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Director, STAC

Prajjwal Pyakurel, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Research Officer, STAC

Sanjay Shrestha, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Consultant Physician

Kijan Maharjan, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical Officer

Jenish Neupane, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical Officer

Rishikesh Rijal, Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal

Medical Officer

Vithal Prasad Myneedu, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Sr. Microbilogist, STAC

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Published

2022-12-31

How to Cite

Bastola, A., Pyakurel, P., Shrestha, S., Maharjan, K., Neupane, J., Rijal, R., & Myneedu, V. P. (2022). COVID-19 in Art Naïve HIV Positive Adult: Course of Presentation and Management. SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases and HIV/AIDS, 20(1), 31–35. https://doi.org/10.3126/saarctb.v20i1.52667

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