A 900-Gram Preterm Infant with Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection: A Case Report

Document Type : Case Report

Authors

1 Neonatologist, Assistant Professor, Neonatal Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Neonatology Subspecialty Resident, Neonatal Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

3 Pediatrics Resident, Neonatal Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

4 Neonatologist, Neonatal Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) causes acute respiratory syndrome, it became widespread in China at first in December 2019, and then was spread in other countries. Pregnant women are considered to be more susceptible to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) complications. We report a case of a neonate born with COVID-19, believed to be due to a vertical transmission from mother to her baby. The case also reports a preterm labour which may be related to COVID-19 infection during pregnancy.

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