Zika

Follow-up of children with confirmed perinatal Zika Virus (ZIKV) exposure: the first 2 years-experience in the Costa Rican tertiary pediatric hospital

13 Oct, 2019

Authors: Brenes-Chacón H, Ávila-Agüero ML, Camacho-Badilla K, Naranjo-Zuñiga G, Benavides-Lara A,  Soriano-Fallas A Published in: ID Week, Washington DC, October 2nd – 6th 2019
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Experimental infection of pregnant female sheep with Zika Virus during early gestation

01 Oct, 2019

Authors: Schwarz ER, Pozor MA, Pu R, et al. Published in: Viruses. 2019;11(9) Abstract Zika virus (ZIKV) is a vertically and sexually transmissible virus resulting in severe congenital malformation. The…
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Pregnancy outcomes after maternal Zika virus infection in a non-endemic region: prospective cohort study

01 Oct, 2019

Authors: Sulleiro E, Rando A, Alejo I, et al. Published in: Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019;25(5):633.e5-633.e9 Objectives The aim was to describe pregnancy outcomes after Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in a non-endemic region. Methods According to the Spanish protocol issued after the ZIKV…
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Screening for Zika virus infection in 1057 potentially exposed pregnant women, Catalonia (northeastern Spain)

01 Oct, 2019

Authors: Sulleiro E, Rando A, Alejo I, et al. Published in: Travel Med Infect Dis. 2019;29:69-71 No abstract available
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Development of secondary microcephaly after delivery: possible consequence of mother-baby transmission of Zika Virus in breast milk

01 Oct, 2019

Authors: Siqueira Mello A, Pascalicchio Bertozzi APA, Rodrigues MMD, et al. Published in: Am J Case Rep. 2019 May 21;20:723-725 Background The Zika virus is an arbovirus that has as main…
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Detection of Zika virus in paired urine and amniotic fluid samples from symptomatic and asymptomatic women and their babies during a disease outbreak: association with neurological symptoms in newborns

01 Oct, 2019

Authors: Vedovello D, Witkin SS, Silva ACB, et al. Published in: J Neurovirol 2019 Sep 9. doi: 10.1007/s13365-019-00797-0 Abstract Paired maternal and newborn urine and amniotic fluid from 138 subjects collected during a Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak was analyzed for ZIKV by…
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The challenge of the laboratory diagnosis in a confirmed congenital Zika virus syndrome in utero: a case report

27 Sep, 2019

Authors: Sulleiro E, Frick MA, Rodó C, et al. Published in: Medicine (Baltimore). 2019;98(20):e15532 Introduction Zika virus (ZIKV) has caused one of the most challenging global infectious epidemics in recent years because…
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Follow up of Children with Confirmed Perinatal Zika Virus (ZIKV) Exposure: The First 2 years-experience in the Costa Rican Tertiary Pediatric Hospital

14 Sep, 2019

Authors: Tedder RS, Dicks S, Ijaz S, et al. Published in: PLoS One. 2019;14(8):e0215708 Abstract The accurate diagnosis and seroprevalence investigations of Zika virus (ZKV) infections remain complex due to…
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Past and future spread of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus

09 Sep, 2019

Authors: Kraemer MUG, Reiner RC Jr, Brady OJ, et al. Published in: Nat Microbiol. 2019;4:900 Abstract The global population at risk from mosquito-borne diseases—including dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya and Zika—is…
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Understanding the relation between Zika virus infection during pregnancy and adverse fetal, infant and child outcomes: a protocol for a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of longitudinal studies of pregnant women and their infants and children

01 Sep, 2019

Authors: Wilder-Smith A, Wei Y, Araújo TVB et al;Zika Virus Individual Participant Data Consortium Published in: BMJ Open. 2019;9(6):e026092. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026092. Introduction Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy is a known…
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Minor groove binder modification of widely used TaqMan hydrolysis probe for detection of dengue virus reduces risk of false-negative real-time PCR results for serotype 4

14 Jul, 2019

Authors: Gray ER, Heaney J, Ferns RB, Sequeira PC, Nastouli E, Garson JA Published in: J Virol Methods. 2019;268:17-23 Abstract Dengue is a vector-transmitted viral infection that is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in…
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Field diagnosis and genotyping of chikungunya virus using a dried reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay and MinION sequencing

07 Jul, 2019

Authors: Hayashida K, Orba Y, Sequeira PC, et al. Published in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019;13(6):e0007480 Abstract Detection and sequencing of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) genome was performed using a combination…
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Islands as Hotspots for Emerging Mosquito-Borne Viruses: A One-Health Perspective

28 May, 2019

Authors: Mavian C, Dulcey M, Munoz O, Salemi M, Vittor AY, Capua I. Published in: Viruses. 2019; 11(1):11 Abstract During the past ten years, an increasing number of arbovirus outbreaks have…
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Lipidomic analysis reveals serum alteration of plasmalogens in patients infected with ZIKA virus

14 May, 2019

Authors: Queiroz A,Dantas Pinto IF, Lima M, et al. Published in: Front Microbiol. 2019;10:753 Abstract Zika virus (ZIKV) is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus) in the Flavivirus genus of the Flaviviridae family. Since the large outbreaks…
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Immunoglobulin-like Domain of HsFcμR as a Capture Molecule for Detection of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus- and Zika Virus-Specific IgM Antibodies

29 Apr, 2019

Authors: Rackow A, Ehmen C, von Possel R, et al. Published in: Clin Chem. 2019;65(3):451-461. Background The cellular surface molecule HsTOSO/FAIM3/HsFcμR has been identified as an IgM-specific Fc receptor expressed on lymphocytes. Here,…
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Late identification of Chikungunya virus in the central nervous system of a 2-month-old Infant: persistence of maternal-neonatal infection?

09 Dec, 2018

Authors: Di Maio Ferreira FCPA, da Silva ASV, Bispo de Filippis AM, Brasil P Published in: J  Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Jan 18 Abstract We report here a probable…
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Zika virus infection and differential diagnosis in a cohort of HIV-infected patients

09 Dec, 2018

Authors: Calvet GA, Brasil P, Siqueira AM, et al. Published in: J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018;79:237-243 Background Zika virus (ZIKV) emergence in South America revealed the lack of knowledge regarding clinical manifestations…
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Symptomatic Zika virus infection in infants, children, and adolescents living in Puerto Rico

03 Dec, 2018

Authors: Read JS, Torres-Velasquez B, Lorenzi O, et al. Published in: JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(7):686-693 Importance  Little information is available regarding Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in children. Objective  To describe patients younger than 18 years…
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