Clinical Features and Outcomes of Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus With COVID-19

Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 19;71(16):2276-2278. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa579.

Abstract

Little is known about the clinical outcomes of patients with human immunodeficiency virus infected with SARS-CoV-2. We describe 47 patients referred to our hospital between 21 February and 16 April 2020 with proven/probable COVID-19, 45 (96%) of whom fully recovered and 2 who died.

Keywords: COVID-19; HIV; SARS-CoV-2; observational study; real-life.

Publication types

  • Observational Study

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
  • COVID-19 / complications*
  • COVID-19 / drug therapy
  • Female
  • HIV Infections / complications*
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • SARS-CoV-2

Substances

  • Antiviral Agents