Zika

Genetic evidence of Zika virus in mother’s breast milk and body fluids of a newborn with severe congenital defects

03 Dec, 2018

Authors: Giovanetti M, Goes de Jesus J, Lima de Maia M, Junior JX, et al. Published in: Clin Microbiol Infect.2018;24(10):1111-1112 Abstract On the basis of the upsurge in the number…
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Clinical and laboratory profile of Zika and dengue infected patients: lessons learned from the co-circulation of dengue, Zika and chikungunya in Brazil

03 Dec, 2018

Authors: Azeredo EL, dos Santos FB, Barbosa LS, et al. Published in: PLoS Curr. 2018 Feb 15;10 Background The current triple epidemic caused by dengue, zika and chikungunya constitutes a serious…
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Human T cell responses to Dengue and Zika virus infection compared to Dengue/Zika coinfection

03 Dec, 2018

Authors: Badolato-Corrêa J, Sánchez-Arcila JC, et al. Published in: Immun Inflamm Dis.2018; 6(2):194–206 Introduction Zika virus (ZIKV) and dengue virus (DENV) co‐circulated during latest outbreaks in Brazil, hence, it is important…
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Evidence for multiple sylvatic transmission cycles during the 2016-2017 yellow fever virus outbreak, Brazil

14 Oct, 2018

Authors: Moreira-Soto A, Torres MC, Lima de Mendonça MC, et al. Published in: Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018;24(9):1019.e1-1019.e4 Objectives Since December 2016, Brazil has experienced an unusually large outbreak of yellow…
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Seroprevalence of dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses in an antenatal population in the greater Kingston metropolitan region of Jamaica

09 Sep, 2018

Authors: Anzinger J, Christie CD, Brown D, Bispo A, Nastouli E, Kozlakidis Z, Thorne C, Ades T, Lundin R, Giaquinto C Published in: 2nd International Conference on Zika Virus and Aedes…
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Investigating vertical transmission of chikungunya, dengue and zika virus infection: a prospective observational cohort study of pregnant women and infants in Jamaica

09 Sep, 2018

Authors: Christie CD, Thorne C, Anzinger J, Bailey H, Palmer P, Morgan O, Bryan L, Mair S, Pierre R, Onyonyor A, Mitchell P, Melbourne-Chambers R, Webster-Kerr K, Lindo J, Lundin…
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Evidence for mother-to-child transmission of Zika virus through breast milk

03 Sep, 2018

Authors: Blohm GM, Lednicky JA, Márquez M, et al. Published in: Clin Infect Dis. 2018;66(7):1120-1121 Abstract Zikavirus (ZIKV) is an emerging viral pathogen that continues to spread throughout different regions of the…
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What we know and what we don’t know about perinatal Zika virus infection: a systematic review

15 Feb, 2018

Authors: Soriano-Arandes A, Rivero-Calle I, Nastouli E, et al. Published in: Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2018;16(3):243-254 Introduction: Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has caused the most challenging worldwide infectious epidemic outbreak in recent…
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Zika genomics urgently need standardized and curated reference sequences

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Theys K, Libin P, Dallmeier K, et al. Published in: PLoS Pathog. 2017;13(9):e1006528 In this letter, the authors address the need for curation and standardized annotation of ZIKV reference genomes…
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Trends of microcephaly and severe arthrogryposis in three urban hospitals following the Zika, chikungunya and dengue fever epidemics of 2016 in Jamaica

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: James-Powell T, Brown Y, Christie CDC, et al. Published in: West Indian Med J, 2017; 66:10-19  Introduction Jamaica experienced its maiden Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic in 2016, while dengue (serotypes…
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Maternal Zika virus disease severity, virus load, prior dengue antibodies, and their relationship to birth outcomes

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Halai UA, Nielsen-Saines K, Moreira ME, et al. Published in: Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65(6):877-883 Background Congenital Zika virus (ZIKV) syndrome is a newly identified condition resulting from infection during…
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Update on Zika – What you need to know

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Sáfadi MA, Nascimento-Carvalho CM Published in: Pediatr Infect Dis J.2017;36(3):333-336 Abstract After remaining related to few sporadic cases in limited regions for more than half century since its discovery,…
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Zika virus disrupts molecular fingerprinting of human neurospheres

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Garcez PP, Nascimento JM, de Vasconcelos JM, et al. Published in: Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 23;7:40780 Abstract Zika virus (ZIKV) has been associated with microcephaly and other brain abnormalities;…
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The clinically approved antiviral drug sofosbuvir inhibits Zika virus replication

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Sacramento CQ, de Melo GR, de Freitas CS, et al. Published in: Sci Rep.2017 Jan 18;7: 40920 Abstract Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the Flaviviridae family, along with other…
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Persistent Zika virus detection in semen in a traveler returning to the United Kingdom from Brazil, 2016

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Gaskell KM, Houlihan C, Nastouli E, Checkly AM Published in: Emerg Infect Dis.2017;23(1):137-139 Abstract Zika virus is normally transmitted by mosquitos, but cases of sexual transmission have been reported.…
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Acute paralysis and neuro-inflammation in jamaican children during Zika virus and dengue epidemics of 2016

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Melbourne-Chambers R., Christie CD, Greenaway E., Bullock R Published in: West Indian Med J.2016;65(3):425-430 Abstract Dengue, Chikungunya Fever (CHIKV) and Zika virus (ZIKV) are all transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito…
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Coinfection with Zika and dengue-2 viruses in a traveler returning from Haiti, 2016: clinical presentation and genetic analysis

03 Dec, 2017

Authors: Iovine NM, Lednicky J, Cherabuddi K,  et al. Published in: Clin Infect Dis. 2017;64(1): 72–75. Abstract Zika virus and dengue virus serotype 2 were isolated from a patient with…
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Behavioral, climatic, and environmental risk factors for Zika and Chikungunya virus infections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015-16

16 Nov, 2017

Authors: Fuller TL, Calvet G, Genaro Estevam C, et al. Abstract: The burden of arboviruses in the Americas is high and may result in long-term sequelae with infants disabled by…
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