Djamila-Djahida Batouche1-3*, Sid Ahmed Bakri1, Houcine Saddok1,2, Dalila Ali-Amar2, Radia Dali-Youcef2,4, Douniazed Badsi2, Soulef-Amel Saadi2,5, Nadia-Faiza Benatta2 and Chafika Manouni2
1Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia - Intensive Care Unit EHU Oran, Algeria 2Faculty of Medicine, Oran 1, Algeria 3LERMER Research Laboratory, University Oran 1, Algeria 4Bacteriology Service, EHU Oran, Algeria 5Department of Biochemistry, EHU Oran, Algeria
1Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia - Intensive Care Unit EHU Oran, Algeria
2Faculty of Medicine, Oran 1, Algeria
3LERMER Research Laboratory, University Oran 1, Algeria
4Bacteriology Service, EHU Oran, Algeria
5Department of Biochemistry, EHU Oran, Algeria
*Corresponding Author: Djamila-Djahida Batouche, Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia - Intensive Care Unit EHU Oran, Algeria.
Received: November 29, 2021; Published: December 20, 2021
Today we have enough scientific publications showing that the majority of children infected with SARS-CoV-2 have a very favorable outcome. At present, morbidity in children remainslow and deathis an extremely rare event. The purpose of this article is to describe the pediatrics pecificities of covid 19 viral infection in children admitted to EHU Oran. Materials-methods:Were corded over a 10-month period (March 1 to December 30, 2020) the data using a pre-established survey sheet. We are included all children under the age of 17. For each patient, we are studied the socio-demographic parameters, the clinical signs at the consultation, the results of the PCR and the child's fate. Result: 302 children admitted with a mean age of 8.04 ± 0.2 years were the subject of the study The children were most often asymptomatic and very few children had presented a mildform (digestive pain, fever, cough, rhinorrhea), all were hospitalized with their parents, in different hospital service welcoming covid pathology at EHUO. The PCR was positive in 40% of the children. A multisystemic inflammatory syndrome in post covid 19 was noted in three patient. Conclusion:Children represent only a small percentage of cases of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection and are generally asymptomatic, or have mild to moderate symptoms.
Keywords: Child; SARS-CoV-2; Mild Symptomatology; PIMS; Favorable Prognosis
Citation: Djamila-Djahida Batouche., et al. “Covid 19 Situation Update in the Pediatric Population at EHU Oran". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.1 (2022): 185-190.
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