Internal Medicine and Subspecialties

COVID case 64 yo F w/ HTN, HLD discharged after a week long admission with COVID 19. Initial chest x-ray performed at an ED and cefuroxime/doxycycline prescribes. COVID subsequently returned positive and she had worsening symptoms of cough and dyspnea. Repeat cxr 4 days after ED presentation with worsening infiltrates. Procalcitonin undetectable, no lymphopenia. Doxy/cefuroxime discontinued, started in azithro + hydroxychloroquine. She did not develop hypoxemia. Sadly, her husband also had COVID and is on a ventilator.