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Hasani Moghadam S, Alipour A, Abedian Kenari S, Khani S. Diagnostic Tests and Clinical, Laboratory and Radiological Charactersitics of COVID-19 in Pregnant Women: A Review. Journal of Inflammatory Diseases. 2020; 24 (2) :146-157
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-3033-en.html
1- Student Research Committee, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
2- Department of Community Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, School of Medicine, Addiction Research Institutes, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
3- Department of Immunology, Immunogenetic Research Center, Non-communicable Diseases Research Institutes, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
4- Department of Midwifery, Sexual and Reproductive Health Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran. , s.khani@mazums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (1439 Views)
The emerging Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new infectious disease and the definitive gold standard for its diagnosis in pregnancy has not yet been established. Therefore, this study was conducted with the aim of reviewing the diagnostic methods and clinical, laboratory and radiological symptoms of COVID-19 disease in pregnant women. The present study is a Narrative review. To do so, the keywords were searched in the Scopus, Google scholar, PubMed, Embase, Science Direct, WHO databases from April 1, 2020 to May 9, 2020. 34 articles were obtained and finally 6 articles were used to write this study. Evidence related to the purpose of this study was identified in three categories. The first category examines clinical findings (fever and cough), the second category examines laboratory findings (leukocytosis and lymphopenia), and a third category examines chest radiographic findings (Pure ground-glass opacity). Since infection is one of the most important causes of death in pregnant women and is one of the preventable and controllable factors, so by identifying the correct diagnostic methods of this infection, at-risk pregnant women will be identified and Prevent the consequences of this infection.
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Type of Study: Review article | Subject: Virology

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