Detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in human breast milk of a mildly symptomatic patient with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Clin Infect Dis. 2020 May 30;:
Authors: Tam PCK, Ly KM, Kernich ML, Spurrier N, Lawrence D, Gordon DL, Tucker EC
SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus and causative pathogen to the pandemic illness COVID-19. Although RNA has been detected in various clinical samples, no reports to date have documented SARS-CoV-2 in human milk. This case report describes an actively breastfeeding patient with COVID-19 infection with detectable viral RNA in human milk.
PMID: 32472683 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]