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      <JournalTitle>Frontiers in Medical Case Reports</JournalTitle>
      <Volume-Issue>Volume 1; Issue 5</Volume-Issue>
      <Season>(Sep-Oct, 2020)</Season>
      <ArticleType>Medical Case Reports</ArticleType>
      <ArticleTitle>Insight from a COVID-19-Infected Lactating Mother with A Healthy Breastfed Infant</ArticleTitle>
      <Abstract>During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global epidemic, whether severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can be transmitted to infants through breastfeeding has attracted extensive attention. In this report, we present a COVID-19-infected lactating mother with a healthy breastfed infant and discuss related issues. A 33-year-old lactating woman presented with two consecutive positive SARS-CoV-2 tests over 2 days. The test results of her two-month-old daughter and 8-year-old son were both negative. In this patient, the results of IgG and IgM were both positive. Chest CT showed multiple patchy ground-glass shadows in the right lower lung and left lung. She was diagnosed with COVID-19. The patient was advised to suspend breastfeeding. After antiviral treatment with lopinavir/ritonavir and interferon-__ampersandsignalpha;, the test results for SARS-CoV-2 were all negative on the 4th, 5th and 6th hospital days. A Chest CT reexamination on hospital day 6 suggested remarkable absorption of the shadows in both lungs. There was no recurrence of a positive SARS-CoV-2 test after discharge. The infant’s repeated nasopharyngeal swabs for SARS-CoV-2 were all negative. Given that close maternal-infant contact is the main way for infants to become infected with SARS-CoV-2, breastfeeding should be suspended to prevent mother-to-infant transmission of SARS-CoV-2.</Abstract>
      <Keywords>COVID-19,SARS-CoV-2,Infant,Breast-feeding,Close contact</Keywords>
        <Abstract>https://jmedicalcasereports.org/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=8301&amp;title=Insight from a COVID-19-Infected Lactating Mother with A Healthy Breastfed Infant</Abstract>
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