A case report of a pregnant woman with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and her live-born infant

Authors

  • Altynai Zhumabekova
  • Tugolbai Tagaev
  • Vityala Yethindra
  • Shirin Zhumabaeva
  • Datka Ysabaeva
  • Baktygul Imankulova

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51248/.v40i4.341

Keywords:

Cesarean section, coronavirus infection, infant, pregnant women

Abstract

In December 2019, an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) occurred in Wuhan, China. The disease, which is now a global pandemic, is reportedly associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). In this study, we report a case of COVID-19 in a 31-year-old pregnant woman who showed symptoms that included fever, a four-day history of dry cough, and myalgia. Real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction analysis of naso- and oropharyngeal samples was positive for the SARS-CoV-2. A cesarean section was performed during the acute phase of COVID-19; the full-term infant was isolated from his mother and underwent formula feeding. He was healthy and negative for the SARS-CoV-2. This report describes the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of the mother’s illness and its effects on her live-born infant.

Author Biographies

Altynai Zhumabekova

Obstetrician-Gynecologist, City Maternity Hospital No. 2, 225 Moskva Street, Bishkek-720010 Kyrgyzstan

Tugolbai Tagaev

Department of Public Health and Healthcare, I.K. Akhunbaev Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, 92 Akhunbaev Street, Bishkek-720020, Kyrgyzstan

Vityala Yethindra

Department of Pathology, International Higher School of Medicine, International University of Kyrgyzstan, 1F Intergelpo Street Bishkek-720054, Kyrgyzstan

Shirin Zhumabaeva

Department of Special Clinical Disciplines, International Higher School of Medicine, International University of Kyrgyzstan, 1F Intergelpo Street Bishkek-720054, Kyrgyzstan

Datka Ysabaeva

Department of Pathology, International Higher School of Medicine, International University of Kyrgyzstan, 1F Intergelpo Street Bishkek-720054, Kyrgyzstan

Baktygul Imankulova

Department of Public Health, International Higher School of Medicine, International University of Kyrgyzstan, 1F Intergelpo Street Bishkek-720054, Kyrgyzstan

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Published

2021-01-01

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Zhumabekova A, Tagaev T, Yethindra V, Zhumabaeva S, Ysabaeva D, Imankulova B. A case report of a pregnant woman with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and her live-born infant. Biomedicine [Internet]. 2021Jan.1 [cited 2021May14];40(4):551-3. Available from: https://biomedicineonline.org/index.php/home/article/view/341

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