Medical Reports & Case Studies

ISSN - 2572-5130

Gabriela Cerqueira Caldas Pintoe

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Municipal Infantil Menino Jesus, Brazil


  • Case Report   
    Coinfection of Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Rhinovirus with Sars-Cov-2 in A 3-Month-Old Brazilian Baby
    Author(s): Elias El-Mafarjeha*1, Thiago Felipe Reis Oliveira, Alessandra Geisler Daud Lopesc, AnaCarolina Etrusco Zaroni Santosd, and Gabriela Cerqueira Caldas Pintoe

    In the end of 2019 a novel coronavirus designated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and has been disseminated worldwide and affected all global populations. In the pediatric population, it was associated with unspecified symptoms and less severity when compared to adults. At the beginning of the pandemic, there were case reports of an association between SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses common to the season, with some reports of coinfections. Due to the low number of cases, the relation between the respiratory syncytial virus, rhinovirus and SARSCoV-2 is still uncertain. Hence this account of a 3-month-old infant who presented acute respiratory symptoms associated with the coinfection of RSV, Rhinovirus and SARS-CoV-2. The diagnosis was confirmed by a multiplex respiratory panel... View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2572-5130.10001

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