In December 2019, a new coronavirus called “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2” (SARS-CoV-2), children of all ages can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, appeared in China. The objective of this study to report the case of a premature baby of 32 weeks has Sars-Cov-2 infection, admitted to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Case: Premature baby, 32 weeks, male, admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a University Hospital that after worsening of the clinical picture collected viral panel (PCR) its result: PCR positive for SARS-CoV-2. Conclusion: In critically ill patients using mechanical pulmonary ventilation, adopting a strategy with an emphasis on protective ventilation and effective weaning may guide the treatment of pediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Keywords: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit; Coronavirus Infections; Mechanical Ventilation