2023
DOI: 10.1590/s1678-9946202365022
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A fatal case of COVID-19-associated meningoencephalitis in a patient coinfected with influenza A

Abstract: We report a case of COVID-19-associated meningoencephalitis with a fatal outcome in a male patient with concomitant influenza A, who had been hospitalized at the beginning of 2022, in the Northeastern region of Brazil. He died due to cardiopulmonary arrest after developing status epilepticus on the third day of hospitalization. The SARS-CoV-2 RNA was detected in cerebrospinal fluid and Influenza A was detected in the nasopharyngeal swab. Meningoencephalitis due to COVID-19 is a rare mani… Show more

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“…Hydroxychloroquine was also utilized in some circumstances. Notably, vaccination status for COVID-19 was only described in three case report studies [ 25 , 43 , 49 ], and of the three cases, only one patient had received the COVID-19 vaccination. Influenza vaccination status in the most recent year was described across seven studies [ 22 , 25 , 31 , 43 , 49 , 60 ] and a combined total of four out of 139 patients (2.9%) had received the vaccination.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Hydroxychloroquine was also utilized in some circumstances. Notably, vaccination status for COVID-19 was only described in three case report studies [ 25 , 43 , 49 ], and of the three cases, only one patient had received the COVID-19 vaccination. Influenza vaccination status in the most recent year was described across seven studies [ 22 , 25 , 31 , 43 , 49 , 60 ] and a combined total of four out of 139 patients (2.9%) had received the vaccination.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%