Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes in People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Hospitalized for Coronavirus Disease 2019

Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 19;71(16):2294-2297. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa635.

Abstract

We describe the characteristics of 31 people living with human immunodeficiency virus hospitalized for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. All patients were on antiretroviral therapy and virologically suppressed at the time of admission. Clinical course and outcomes were similar to those reported in other hospitalized cohorts.

Keywords: COVID-19; HIV; SARS-CoV-2.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active
  • CD4 Lymphocyte Count
  • COVID-19 / drug therapy
  • COVID-19 / mortality*
  • COVID-19 / virology*
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • HIV Infections / complications*
  • HIV Infections / drug therapy
  • Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • New York City
  • Radiography
  • Registries*
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Sustained Virologic Response
  • Tertiary Care Centers
  • Young Adult