Mrs Laxmi, 48, visited Dr Ramit one of the best general physician in Safdarjung, New Delhi. The patient had a history of high-grade fever for 4 days associated with cough throughout the day.
The patient was initially put on antibiotics and antiviral treatment for 5 days and RT-PCR test was done which came out to be negative. Thinking on lines of covid patient was given fabiflu and antibiotics escalated as she had a high TLC count.
HRCT of the chest was done ( CTSS of 10). Mrs Laxmi had an oxygen saturation of 90 Percent at RA. She was put on oral and inhalational steroid therapy and dosage was adjusted accordingly. Home oxygenation was advised.
The patient responded well to the treatment and after 17 days of management RT PCR was done which was negative and HRCT of the chest showed no signs of infection.