Covid-19 Re-infection vs Prolonged Viral Shedding

Authors

  • Richard J. Barohn MD
  • Mary Hindle
  • Lauren Peck Office Tenp
  • Syed H. Naqvi MD

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17161/rrnmf.v2i2.15057

Abstract

 

Since December 2019, COVID 19 pandemic has devastated communities across the world. As number of patients recovered from COVID 19 continue to rise, question of acquired immunity versus chances of re-infection becomes critical to understand the future spread of infection. Here, we present a case of a patient previously recovered from COVID-19, develops new symptoms concerning for possible re-infection with positive reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) after few months of initial infection.

 

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Author Biographies

Richard J. Barohn, MD

Department of HealthSciences

Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Executive Director, NextGen Precision Health

Mary Hindle

Department of HealthSciences

Senior Director of Educational Programs- Health Affairs

 

Syed H. Naqvi , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division Director, Hospital Medicine

Associate Cheif Medical Officer, MU Health Care

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Published

2021-05-27

How to Cite

Richard J. Barohn, Mary Hindle, Peck, L., & Syed Hasan Raza Naqvi. (2021). Covid-19 Re-infection vs Prolonged Viral Shedding. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.17161/rrnmf.v2i2.15057

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