The effect of COVID-19 on maternal and neonatal outcome - A retrospective study

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Swati Rai, M Ahuja, N Goel, R Srivastava, S Agrawal, H Garg*

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Introduction: The pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has caused serious adverse effects on the human race. There are limited data on maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19. Materials and Methods: An observational descriptive study was conducted in the department of obstetrics & gynaecology at SMSR and Sharda hospital located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. This medical college drains patients from entire Greater Noida and as well as from far-away places as referrals. All pregnant patients were included that came to this hospital from 1 April to 31 May 2021. These were the two dreadful months for the entire country in which so many lives were lost. All pregnant patients were labelled COVID-19 positive after undergoing either Rapid antigen test/RTPCR test taken from nasopharyngeal and oral swab. Aims & Objectives : This included assessment of the maternal morbidity and mortality, comorbidities & worsening of outcome due to COVID-19 infection in pregnant patients as well assessment of the effect of COVID-19 infection on fetus and newborn.  

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COVID- 19, Pregnancy, Maternal, Neonatal outcome.
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