Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Patient with A Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Co-Infection

Authors

  • Dedy Hadi Prawono
  • Bramantono

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15638

Keywords:

HIV, AIDS, DHF, DENV

Abstract

Infection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the most infectious disease in tropic disease infection
and co-infection of HIV is very large, one of which is DHF. Research on DENV-HIV is still limited. A patient
29-year-old, referred to Dr. Soetomo Hospital with chief complain nausea from yesterday. Accompanied
epigastric pain, stomach feel full and decreased of appetite. Laboratory test finding Hb 18,6 g/dL, leukosit
2910/mm3, trombosit 9000/mm3, HCT 51,5 %, Anti dengue IgG 29,9 and IgM 10,5 on 2nd day admission,
Anti dengue IgG 14,3 and IgM 13,1 on two weeks from out of admission. The most common symptom in
HIV patients with co-infection DHF is fever and loss of appetite. Patients with DENV-HIV have plasma
leakage. Patient with DENV-HIV found an increase in eosinophil and pulse but found a lower increase in
serum hematocrit compared with DENV patients, but lower hematocrit levels in this patients can be caused
in patients using zidovudine, which is associated with anemia caused by zidovudin side effects.

Author Biographies

Dedy Hadi Prawono

Senior Resident, Departement of Internal Medicine Dr. Soetomo Hospital – Faculty of Medicine Airlangga
University, Surabaya Indonesia

Bramantono

Lecturer and Consultant, Division of Tropical and Infection,  Departement of Internal Medicine Dr. Soetomo Hospital – Faculty of Medicine Airlangga
University, Surabaya Indonesia

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Dedy Hadi Prawono, & Bramantono. (2021). Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Patient with A Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Co-Infection. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 2183-2187. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15638