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2022 Dec 05

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth



Clinical-epidemiological characteristics and maternal-foetal outcomes in pregnant women hospitalised with COVID-19 in Venezuela: a retrospective study.


Carrión-Nessi FS, Castro MP, Freitas-De Nobrega DC, Moncada-Ortega A, Omaña-Ávila ÓD, Mendoza-Millán DL, Marcano-Rojas MV, Trejo NJ, Virriel IV, Chavero M, Camejo-Ávila NA, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Forero-Peña DA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2022 Dec 05; 22(1):905.
PMID: 36471262.


In low- and middle-income countries, pregnant women and newborns are more vulnerable to adverse outcomes from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, in Venezuela, there are no integrated data in a national surveillance system to identify the clinical-epidemiological characteristics and maternal-foetal outcomes of pregnant women hospitalised with COVID-19.