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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology

Newborns of H1N1 Positive mothers: a favorable outcome

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Author Details : Latika Sahni, Kamaldeep Arora, Anisha Nayyar

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 84-86

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We report two cases of neonates admitted to the neonatal intensive care units of a teaching hospital in Northern India with mothers testing positive for H1N1 viral infection, and discuss their management and outcomes. Both babies were delivered premature by cesarean section, had perinatal asphyxia and had respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation. Empirical antibiotics were promptly initiated and timely stopped when sepsis was ruled out. Both neonates recovered after antiviral therapy specific for H1N1 virus and discharged from hospital after 32 and 12 days, respectively. There was no outbreak of the respiratory infections in the neonatal unit during their admissions.

Influenza A, H1N1 infection in mothers, Prematurity, Respiratory distress, Oseltamivir

How to cite : Sahni L, Arora K, Nayyar A, Newborns of H1N1 Positive mothers: a favorable outcome. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2017;3(2):84-86

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