Disease Severity, Pregnancy Outcomes and Maternal Deaths among Pregnant Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Washington State
OPEN American journal of obstetrics and gynecology | 31 Jan 2021
EM Lokken, EM Huebner, GG Taylor, S Hendrickson, J Vanderhoeven, A Kachikis, B Coler, CL Walker, JS Sheng, BJS Al-Haddad, SA McCartney, NM Kretzer, R Resnick, N Barnhart, V Schulte, B Bergam, KK Ma, C Albright, V Larios, L Kelley, V Larios, S Emhoff, J Rah, K Retzlaff, C Thomas, BW Paek, RJ Hsu, A Erickson, A Chang, T Mitchell, JK Hwang, S Erickson, S Delaney, K Archabald, CR Kline, SM LaCourse and KM Adams Waldorf
Evidence is accumulating that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increases the risk for hospitalization and mechanical ventilation in pregnant patients and for preterm delivery. However, the impact on maternal mortality and whether morbidity is differentially affected by disease severity at delivery and trimester of infection is unknown.
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