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SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Infants Less than 90 Days Old

Mithal, L. B.; Machut, K. Z.; Muller, W. J.; Kociolek, L. K.

J Pediatr. 2020 Jun 23; 224:150-152

Abstract

This is a single-center US case series of 18 infants <90 days old who tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). These infants had a mild febrile illness without significant pulmonary disease. One-half of the infants were hospitalized; 1 had bacterial urinary tract co-infection. Nasopharyngeal viral loads were notably high. Latinx ethnicity was overrepresented.

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