Multicenter Study of Outcomes Among Persons With HIV Who Presented to US Emergency Departments With Suspected SARS-CoV-2

Christopher L. Bennett, MD, MA; Emmanuel Ogele, MD; Nicholas R. Pettit, DO, PhD; Jason J. Bischof, MD; Tong Meng, MPP; Prasanthi Govindarajan, MBBS, MAS; Carlos A. Camargo, Jr, MD, DrPH; Kristen Nordenholz, MD, MSC; Jeffrey A. Kline, MD


J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021;88(4):406-413. 

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We present findings from a national registry of hospital EDs on patients with (and without) HIV who presented to US EDs with a suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection. We expectedly find that patients with SARS-CoV-2 fare worse than those without SARS-CoV-2. However, we do not find worse outcomes for patients with both SARS-CoV-2 and HIV compared with those with SARS-CoV-2 but without HIV.