Infect Dis (Lond) 2022 Aug 6;54(8):543-557. Epub 2022 May 6.
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars, Iran.
Background: Dysfunction of both the innate and the adaptive immune systems is observed in severe coronavirus disease 2019 which, together with administration of immunosuppressive drugs, could lead to cytomegalovirus coinfection or reactivation associated with a poorer outcome. The current study aimed to systematically review the pattern, presentations, clinical course and outcome of patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and cytomegalovirus coinfection.
Methods: Three online databases, PubMed, Scopus and Web of Science, were searched, and after excluding duplicates and irrelevant reports, eligible articles were identified. Read More