Puerperal Infections Complicated by COVID-19 Co-Infection: Two Independent Case Reports with Need for Intensive Care
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Comments: The Discussion provides a brief explanation of the cases caused due to complications with SARS-CoV-2 in puerperium. Further, it states that the clinical course of SARS-CoV-2 infection is more rapid and worse in situation of peri and post-partum complications. Lastly, the authors suggest SARS-Cov-2 screening in all pregnant and post-partum patients irrespective of whether the patient has any symptoms or not.
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· Under broad heading Case Report, 2nd paragraph, 1st sentence “At the day of the second betamethasone injection” must be “On the day of the second betamethasone injection”.
· In Case Report, 6th paragraph, 3rd sentence, “It was kind of a balancing act finding the best treatment in regard of coagulation with thrombocytes” must be “It was kind of a balancing act finding the best treatment in regard to coagulation with thrombocytes”.
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Comments: This manuscript presents 2 case reports of 2 different pregnant individuals with puerperal infections complicated by COVID-19 co-infection. It illustrates the treatment carried out in both cases and suggests rapid diagnosis and treatment for the prevention of long-term harm.
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Corresponding AuthorJanis Kinkel
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Frauenklinik, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Article TypeCase Report
Publication historyReceived: Tue 25, May 2021
Accepted: Wed 09, Jun 2021
Published: Fri 18, Jun 2021
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