Dilemmas in managing pregnant women with ebola: 2 case reports

Séverine Caluwaerts, Tessy Fautsch, Daphne Lagrou, Michel Moreau, Alseny Modet Camara, Stephan Günther, Antonino Di Caro, Benny Borremans, Fara Raymond Koundouno, Joseph Akoi Bore, Christopher H. Logue, Martin Richter, Roman Wölfel, Eeva Kuisma, Andreas Kurth, Stephen Thomas, Gillian Burkhardt, Elin Erland, Fanshen Lionetto, Patricia Lledo WeberOlimpia De La Rosa, Hassan Macpherson, Michel Van Herp

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We report 2 cases of Ebola viral disease (EVD) in pregnant women who survived, initially with intact pregnancies. Respectively 31-32 days after negativation of the maternal blood EVD-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) both patients delivered a stillborn fetus with persistent EVD-PCR amniotic fluid positivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)903-905
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2016


  • Ebola
  • EVD
  • pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)


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