Dugdale CM, Rubins DM, Lee H, McCluskey SM, Ryan ET, Kotton CN, Hurtado RM, Ciaranello AL, Barshak MB, McEvoy DS, Nelson SB, Basgoz N, Lazarus JE, Ivers LC, Reedy JL, Hysell KM, Lemieux JE, Heller HM, Dutta S, Albin JS, Brown TS, Miller AL, Calderwood SB, Walensky RP, Zachary KC, Hooper DC, Hyle EP, Shenoy ES. COVID-19 Diagnostic Clinical Decision Support: a Pre-Post Implementation Study of CORAL (COvid Risk cALculator). Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 10:ciab111. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab111. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33564833.
Background: Isolation of hospitalized persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19 reduces nosocomial transmission risk. Efficient PUI evaluation is needed to preserve scarce healthcare resources. We describe the development, implementation, and
Chin ET, Huynh BQ, Chapman LAC, Murrill M, Basu S, Lo NC. Frequency of Routine Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in High-risk Healthcare Environments to Reduce Outbreaks. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 26:ciaa1383. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1383. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33570097; PMCID: PMC7797732.
Routine asymptomatic testing strategies for COVID-19 have been proposed to prevent outbreaks in high-risk healthcare environments. We used simulation modeling to evaluate the optimal frequency of viral testing. We found
Vergara-Merino L, Meza N, Couve-Pérez C, Carrasco C, Ortiz-Muñoz L, Madrid E, Bohorquez-Blanco S, Pérez-Bracchiglione J. Maternal and perinatal outcomes related to COVID-19 and pregnancy: overview of systematic reviews. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2021 Feb 9. doi: 10.1111/aogs.14118. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33560530.o infants.
Introduction: Evidence about COVID-19 and pregnancy has rapidly increased since December 2019, making it difficult to make rigorous evidence-based decisions. The objective of this overview of systematic reviews is to
Vasques da Costa A, Purcell Goes C, Gama P. Breastfeeding importance and its therapeutic potential against SARS-CoV-2. Physiol Rep. 2021 Feb;9(3):e14744. doi: 10.14814/phy2.14744. PMID: 33580917.
During postnatal development, colostrum and breastmilk are sequentially the first sources of nutrition with protein components and bioactive molecules that confer protection and immunostimulatory function to the gut. Caseins, whey
Pérez-Chimal LG, Cuevas GG, Di-Luciano A, Chamartín P, Amadeo G, Martínez-Castellanos MA. Ophthalmic manifestations associated with SARS-CoV-2 in newborn infants: a preliminary report. J AAPOS. 2021 Feb 15:S1091-8531(21)00030-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2020.11.007. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33601042.
COVID-19, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), affects people of all ages. The virus can cause multiple systemic infections, principally in the respiratory tract, as well as microvascular
Pace RM, Williams JE, Järvinen KM, Belfort MB, Pace CDW, Lackey KA, Gogel AC, Nguyen-Contant P, Kanagaiah P, Fitzgerald T, Ferri R, Young B, Rosen-Carole C, Diaz N, Meehan CL, Caffé B, Sangster MY, Topham D, McGuire MA, Seppo A, McGuire MK. Characterization of SARS-CoV-2 RNA, Antibodies, and Neutralizing Capacity in Milk Produced by Women with COVID-19. mBio. 2021 Feb 9;12(1):e03192-20. doi: 10.1128/mBio.03192-20. PMID: 33563823.
Whether mother-to-infant SARS-CoV-2 transmission can occur during breastfeeding and, if so, whether the benefits of breastfeeding outweigh this risk during maternal COVID-19 illness remain important questions. Using RT-qPCR, we did
Metz TD, Clifton RG, Hughes BL, Sandoval G, Saade GR, Grobman WA, Manuck TA, Miodovnik M, Sowles A, Clark K, Gyamfi-Bannerman C, Mendez-Figueroa H, Sehdev HM, Rouse DJ, Tita ATN, Bailit J, Costantine MM, Simhan HN, Macones GA; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network. Disease Severity and Perinatal Outcomes of Pregnant Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004339. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33560778.
Objective: To describe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) severity in pregnant patients and evaluate the association between disease severity and perinatal outcomes. Methods: We conducted an observational cohort study of all
Iqbal A, Burrin C, Aydin E, Beardsall K, Wong H, Austin T. Generation COVID-19 – Should the foetus be worried? Acta Paediatr. 2021 Mar;110(3):759-764. doi: 10.1111/apa.15693. Epub 2020 Dec 10. PMID: 33253455; PMCID: PMC7753784.
Aim: The aim of this narrative review was to evaluate the risks, both direct and indirect, to the foetus from the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Direct and indirect risks were defined