Intrauterine transmission of COVID-19 in Pregnancy: case report and review of literature

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Deena Elkafrawi
Julie Joseph
Antonio Schiattarella
Brian Rodriguez
Giovanni Sisti


pregnancy, neonate, covid19, sars-cov2, fetus


We report the first case of SARS-CoV-2 pregnancy in the U.S. Our literature review highlights the rarity of COVID-19 intrauterine transmission and the need for clinicians to promptly test neonates born to SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers at delivery for COVID-19. It is imperative to establish the real risk of intrauterine transmission and to develop appropriate preventive and treatment strategies.


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