Detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in human breast milk of a mildly symptomatic patient with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Published date: 2020
- Key words: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Human milk, breastfeeding
SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus and causative pathogen to the pandemic illness COVID-19. Although RNA has been detected in various clinical samples, no reports to date have documented SARS-CoV-2 in human milk. This case report describes an actively breastfeeding patient with COVID-19 infection with detectable viral RNA in human milk.
- DOI/URL: 10.1093/cid/ciaa673
- Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases
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