Antibodies in Infants Born to Mothers With COVID-19 Pneumonia

JAMA. 2020 May 12;323(18):1848-1849. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.4861.

Abstract

This study describes results of IgM and IgG antibody testing from throat swabs of newborns born to mothers with COVID-19 pneumonia.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Antibodies, Viral / blood*
  • Antibody Specificity
  • Betacoronavirus / immunology*
  • China
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques / methods
  • Coronavirus Infections / diagnosis
  • Coronavirus Infections / immunology*
  • Cytokines / blood
  • Female
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin G / blood*
  • Immunoglobulin M / blood*
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Pandemics
  • Pharynx / virology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnosis
  • Pneumonia, Viral / immunology*
  • Pregnancy
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Reference Values
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • World Health Organization

Substances

  • Antibodies, Viral
  • Cytokines
  • Immunoglobulin G
  • Immunoglobulin M

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 diagnostic testing
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2