International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | Indonesia | Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021

Intravenous Immunoglobulin as a Therapeutic Option in Severe COVID-19 Patient: Case Report

Yulia Karolina Kurniawati [2] | Ongky Aristian [4] | Anak Agung Gde Upeksha [6]

Abstract: Background: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the causative agent for the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Until now, no definite effective treatment has been identified. Case Report: This article reports a 41 year old male, diagnosed with Confirmed Pneumonia COVID-19 with hypertension, transaminitis and obesity. The patient received high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) therapy. Conclusion: Patient was treated by intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) showed satisfactory recovery. Based on observations, IVIg should be considered in deteriorating patients infected with COVID-19. However further investigations are needed to explain this further.

Keywords: COVID-19, IVIg

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021,

Pages: 308 - 311

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