Intrauterine vertical SARS-CoV-2 infection: a case confirming transplacental transmission followed by divergence of the viral genome.

Zaigham M, Holmberg A, Karlberg ML, Lindsjö OK, Jokubkiene L, Sandblom J, Strand AS, Andersson O, Hansson SR, Nord DG, Tannenberg P

BJOG 128 (8) 1388-1394 [2021-07-00; online 2021-03-22]

A 27-year-old woman (gravida 2, para 1) was transported to the regional university hospital in gestational week (GW) 34 + 4 due to a three-day history of fever, abdominal pain and reduced foetal movements. She had developed a dry cough one day prior to the admission (Figure S1). The woman, was slightly overweight (BMI 27 kg/m 2 ) but otherwise healthy. She had normal antenatal check-ups and an obstetric ultrasound at GW 32 + 2 showed a normal foetal weight deviation of +8%1 .

Category: Health

Type: Journal article

PubMed 33638908

DOI 10.1111/1471-0528.16682

Crossref 10.1111/1471-0528.16682

pmc: PMC8013698

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