Effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection on obstetric outcomes: Results from a prospective cohort in the Netherlands

Frederieke A. J. Gigase*, Myrthe G. B. M. Boekhorst, Anna-Sophie Rommel, Siobhan M. Dolan, Victor Pop, Veerle Bergink, Lotje D. De Witte

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Synopsis Results of a large prospective pregnancy cohort in the Netherlands show no association of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection prior to 28 weeks of gestation with adverse obstetric outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337-339
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
Issue number1
Early online date10 Aug 2022
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2023

Bibliographical note

This analysis was partially funded from the CDC, which also provided technical assistance related to analysis and interpretation of data and writing the report (contract 75D30120C08186). The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the CDC.

Funding Information:
The authors would like to thank several members of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) who contributed to the interpretation of the data and have provided their feedback on the manuscript: Margaret C. Snead, Sascha R. Ellington, Romeo R. Galang, and Lauren B. Zapata. The authors also thank the laboratory of the Máxima Medical Center (The Netherlands) and especially Dr Maarten Broeren for analyzing the laboratory parameters. In addition, the authors thank all colleagues from the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY, who contributed to the conceptualization of the manuscript and especially Whitney Lieb, Rebecca H. Jessel, Teresa Janevic, Joanne Stone, and Elizabeth A. Howell.

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