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2021 Feb

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


COVID-19 and active primary tuberculosis in a low-resource setting: A case report.


Baskara M A, Makrufardi F, Dinisari A
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2021 Feb; 62:80-83.
PMID: 33505676.


Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness. But there are few studies that explain the clinical features of COVID-19 patients with active primary tuberculosis. In a low-resource setting, it is difficult to distinguish the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 from other respiratory diseases. Here, we briefly report the first case of COVID-19 with active primary tuberculosis in our low-resource institution.