Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Case ReportVolume 4 Issue 6

Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Couple Patients Co-Infected with Untreated HIV

Mahdie Fatollahzade1, Arezoo Asadi2, Afshin Davari3, Abolfazl Fateh4, Ashraf Mohabbati Mobarez5 and Hamid Pajavand5*

1Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Ali Hospital Komijan, Arake University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
2Department of Bacteriology, Faculty of Medical Sciences,Iran University, Tehran, Iran
3Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Public Health, Tehran university of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
4Pasteur Institute of Iran, Department of Mycobacteriology and Pulmonary Research, Tehran, Iran
5Department of Bacteriology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Hamid Pajavand, Department of Bacteriology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

Received: February 22, 2021; Published: June 12, 2021

Citation: Hamid Pajavand., et al. “Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Couple Patients Co-Infected with Untreated HIV". Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.6 (2021): 25.


In 2019/2020, the prevalence and pandemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARSCoV-2) would challenge global health for the future. This study reports a patient couple with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) co-infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with low CD4+ T-cell count, who had not previously taken antiretroviral therapy.


Keywords: Covid-19; HIV; Co-Infection; Antiretroviral Therapy; Viral Pneumonia


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Copyright: © 2021 Hamid Pajavand., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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