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International Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B (2023)

Horizontal transmission of COVID-19 to a preterm baby during hospital stay: Case report

Author(s):

Zulquarnain, Dr. Shriyansh Kulshrestha and Dr. Muhammed Saleeq PK

Abstract:

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) over the past year has affected public health worldwide. With the emergence of COVID-19 infection, neonates were also rarely reported to have been infected. However, the mode of transmission is usually horizontal. Most neonates with SARS-CoV-2 infection were asymptomatic or presented mild symptoms. We are presenting here a case of preterm neonate as a confirmed case of COVID, who presented with respiratory and gastro-intestinal complains. 

Pages: 83-85  |  295 Views  73 Downloads


International Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology
How to cite this article:
Zulquarnain, Dr. Shriyansh Kulshrestha and Dr. Muhammed Saleeq PK. Horizontal transmission of COVID-19 to a preterm baby during hospital stay: Case report. Int. J. Pediatr. Neonatology 2023;5(1):83-85. DOI: 10.33545/26648350.2023.v5.i1b.40
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