Mid-term evolution of Chronic Chagas disease patients hospitalized due to COVID-19


  • Zaidel EJ Sanatorio Güemes and Univeristy of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Segovia EF Sanatorio Güemes
  • Nuñez S Sanatorio Güemes
  • Palomino Romero LC Sanatorio Güemes
  • Caliva E Sanatorio Güemes
  • Arcos Alcívar JF Sanatorio Güemes
  • Perea J Sanatorio Güemes
  • Oliva MA Sanatorio Güemes
  • Gheco L Sanatorio Güemes
  • García Chamorro LG Sanatorio Güemes
  • Elfman M Sanatorio Güemes
  • Cestari HG
  • Villarreal RA Sanatorio Güemes
  • Sosa Liprandi MI Sanatorio Güemes
  • Sosa Liprandi A Sanatorio Güemes and Univeristy of Buenos Aires, Argentina




Chagas Disease, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Pneumonia, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Trypanosoma Cruzi


This is the first report of mid-term evolution of patients with COVID-19 and Chagas Disease (CD). General characteristics, in-hospital evolution, and mid-term follow up of 12 consecutive patients at a single centre is described. A call for action is needed to screen for CD, especially in endemic areas, as the interaction of both diseases may lead to worse cardiac outcomes.


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Zaidel EJ, Segovia EF, Nuñez S, Palomino Romero LC, Caliva E, Arcos Alcívar JF, Perea J, Oliva MA, Gheco L, García Chamorro LG, Elfman M, Cestari HG, Villarreal RA, Sosa Liprandi MI, Sosa Liprandi Álvaro. Mid-term evolution of Chronic Chagas disease patients hospitalized due to COVID-19. Interamerican Journal of Health Sciences [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 3 [cited 2024 Jun. 21];(1). Available from: https://ijhsc.com/journal/article/view/38



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