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Universal Screening for SARS-CoV-2 in Women Admitted for Delivery


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Universal Screening for SARS-CoV-2 in Women Admitted for Delivery


In recent weeks, Covid-19 has rapidly spread throughout New York City. The obstetrical population presents a unique challenge during this pandemic, since these patients have multiple interactions with the health care system and eventually most are admitted to the hospital for delivery.




Sutton, Desmond, Karin Fuchs, Mary D’Alton, and Dena Goffman. 2020. "Universal Screening for SARS-CoV-2 in Women Admitted for Delivery." New England Journal of Medicine.


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