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COVID-19 infection in an infant with cystic fibrosis: a case report and possible therapeutic effect of hypertonic saline
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  • Seyed Javad Seyedi,
  • Hossein Sadeghi,
  • Hamid-Reza Kianifar,
  • Abdolkarim Hamedi,
  • Amin Saeidinia
Seyed Javad Seyedi
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Hossein Sadeghi
Columbia University Medical Center
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Hamid-Reza Kianifar
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Abdolkarim Hamedi
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Amin Saeidinia
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

Pulmonary infections represent the major causes of morbidity and mortality in cystic fibrosis(CF). Here, we report a3-month old infant with pancreatic insufficient CF was hospitalized with positive RT-PCRtest for COVID-19. He was treated successfully. Hypertonic saline can be hypothesized as a treatment regimen against COVID-19 infection after further investigation
19 Oct 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
20 Oct 2021Submission Checks Completed
20 Oct 2021Assigned to Editor
26 Oct 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
12 Jan 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
17 Jan 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
05 Apr 20221st Revision Received
06 Apr 2022Submission Checks Completed
06 Apr 2022Assigned to Editor
06 Apr 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Apr 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
Apr 2022Published in Clinical Case Reports volume 10 issue 4. 10.1002/ccr3.5782