Yıl: 2021 Cilt: 22 Sayı: 1 Sayfa Aralığı: 86 - 89 Metin Dili: İngilizce DOI: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117

Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports

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Although the sensitivity of reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is low in the diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), it is the gold standard. Clinical improvement is prioritized in the follow-up of patients with COVID-19 who are followed as possible or definitive cases. Although the priority in the discharge decision is the resolution of complaints, it is also important to see radiological improvement and RT-PCR negativity. A total of 2 of our patients who were hospitalized and treated in our clinic with a diagnosis of COVID-19 were discharged after their complaints were resolved and their treatment was completed. The patients had 2 negative RT-PCR results at discharge. Both of them presented to the hospital with symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath after the discharge, and both showed positive RT-PCR results. Considering recurrent COVID-19 infection, we aimed to present treatment and the 2 cases we followed.
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APA UĞURLU E, YİĞİT N, ÇETİN N, AKBUDAK İ, DURSUNOĞLU N, BAŞER S (2021). Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports. Turkish Thoracic Journal, 22(1), 86 - 89. 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117
Chicago UĞURLU Erhan,YİĞİT Nilüfer,ÇETİN Nazlı,AKBUDAK İsmail,DURSUNOĞLU Neşe,BAŞER Sevin Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports. Turkish Thoracic Journal 22, no.1 (2021): 86 - 89. 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117
MLA UĞURLU Erhan,YİĞİT Nilüfer,ÇETİN Nazlı,AKBUDAK İsmail,DURSUNOĞLU Neşe,BAŞER Sevin Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports. Turkish Thoracic Journal, vol.22, no.1, 2021, ss.86 - 89. 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117
AMA UĞURLU E,YİĞİT N,ÇETİN N,AKBUDAK İ,DURSUNOĞLU N,BAŞER S Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports. Turkish Thoracic Journal. 2021; 22(1): 86 - 89. 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117
Vancouver UĞURLU E,YİĞİT N,ÇETİN N,AKBUDAK İ,DURSUNOĞLU N,BAŞER S Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports. Turkish Thoracic Journal. 2021; 22(1): 86 - 89. 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117
IEEE UĞURLU E,YİĞİT N,ÇETİN N,AKBUDAK İ,DURSUNOĞLU N,BAŞER S "Recurrent and More Severe COVID-19 Infection: TwoElderly Case Reports." Turkish Thoracic Journal, 22, ss.86 - 89, 2021. 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20117