COVID-19 and tuberculosis co-infection in pregnancy - A case series and review

J Mother Child. 2022 Apr 1;25(2):127-134. doi: 10.34763/jmotherandchild.20212502.d-21-00002.

Abstract

Various guidelines are in place for management for COVID-19 and pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in pregnancy. However, to the best of our knowledge, there are no significant guidelines for the management of COVID-19 and PTB co-infection in pregnancy. Pregnancy being an altered physiological state, the use of various drugs and their outcomes are altered. Here we present two cases of COVID-19 and PTB co-infection in pregnancy which were managed successfully.

Keywords: COVID-19; COVID-19 and TB co-infection; COVID-19 and TB co-infection in pregnancy; COVID-19 in pregnancy; TB; TB in pregnancy; pregnancy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19* / complications
  • Coinfection* / diagnosis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Latent Tuberculosis*
  • Pregnancy
  • Tuberculosis* / complications
  • Tuberculosis* / diagnosis
  • Tuberculosis* / drug therapy
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary* / complications
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary* / diagnosis
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary* / drug therapy

Grant support

None.