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SARS-CoV-2 superinfection and reinfection with three different strains
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  • Darío García de Viedma,
  • laura Pérez-Lago,
  • Martha Kestler,
  • Pedro Sola-Campoy,
  • Cristina Rodríguez-Grande,
  • Rubén Francisco Flores-García,
  • Sergio Buenestado-Serrano,
  • Marta Herranz,
  • Luis Alcala,
  • Carolina Martínez-Laperche,
  • Julia Suárez-González,
  • Pilar Catalán,
  • Patricia Muñoz
Darío García de Viedma
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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laura Pérez-Lago
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Martha Kestler
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Pedro Sola-Campoy
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Cristina Rodríguez-Grande
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Rubén Francisco Flores-García
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Sergio Buenestado-Serrano
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Marta Herranz
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Luis Alcala
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Carolina Martínez-Laperche
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Julia Suárez-González
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Pilar Catalán
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Patricia Muñoz
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
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Abstract

We report a COVID-19 case with unprecedented viral complexity. In the first severe episode, two different SARS-CoV-2 strains (superinfection) were identified within a week. Three months after discharge, patient was readmitted and was infected in a nosocomial outbreak with a different strain, suffering a second milder COVID-19 episode.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

28 May 2021Submitted to Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
01 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
01 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
03 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned