Posts Tagged ‘Zika virus’

Zika Virus Infection in Pregnant Women in Rio de Janeiro

Posted by • December 15th, 2016

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a flavivirus that was recently introduced into Brazil. Brasil et al. enrolled pregnant women in whom a rash had developed within the previous 5 days and tested blood and urine specimens for ZIKV by reverse-transcriptase–polymerase-chain-reaction assays. The authors followed women prospectively to obtain data on pregnancy and infant outcomes. This final… Read More…