Delivery in asymptomatic Italian woman with SARS-CoV-2 infection. Delivery in asymptomatic woman with SARS-CoV-2 infection

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Giuseppe Vittorio De Socio
Lisa Malincarne
Saverio Arena
Stefania Troiani
Sara Benedetti
Barbara Camilloni
Giorgio Epicoco
Antonella Mencacci
Daniela Francisci
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We report a case of a 33-year-old Italian pregnant at 40 weeks of gestation affected by asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection delivering a healthy baby with no evidence of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vaginal delivery was uncomplicated, the breastfeeding was permitted under strict measures of infection control. The breast milk was negative for SARS-CoV-2. Control at 7 and 15 days indicated mother and baby good clinical condition, no signs of neonatal infection demonstrated by news oropharyngeal and rectal swab test negative for SARS-CoV-2.

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Lisa Malincarne

Department of Infectious Diseases “Santa Maria della Misericordia” Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia Italy

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