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Probable non-vector-borne transmission of Zika virus, Colorado, USA.

Abstract

Clinical and serologic evidence indicate that 2 American scientists contracted Zika virus infections while working in Senegal in 2008. One of the scientists transmitted this arbovirus to his wife after his return home. Direct contact is implicated as the transmission route, most likely as a sexually transmitted infection.

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    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1692, USA. brian.foy@colostate.edu

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    Emerging infectious diseases 17:5 2011 May pg 880-2

    MeSH

    Adult
    Animals
    Cercopithecus aethiops
    Colorado
    Exanthema
    Female
    Humans
    Male
    Mice
    RNA, Viral
    Serologic Tests
    Vero Cells
    Zika Virus
    Zika Virus Infection

    Pub Type(s)

    Case Reports
    Journal Article
    Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
    Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    21529401

    Citation

    Foy, Brian D., et al. "Probable Non-vector-borne Transmission of Zika Virus, Colorado, USA." Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 17, no. 5, 2011, pp. 880-2.
    Foy BD, Kobylinski KC, Chilson Foy JL, et al. Probable non-vector-borne transmission of Zika virus, Colorado, USA. Emerging Infect Dis. 2011;17(5):880-2.
    Foy, B. D., Kobylinski, K. C., Chilson Foy, J. L., Blitvich, B. J., Travassos da Rosa, A., Haddow, A. D., ... Tesh, R. B. (2011). Probable non-vector-borne transmission of Zika virus, Colorado, USA. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17(5), pp. 880-2. doi:10.3201/eid1705.101939.
    Foy BD, et al. Probable Non-vector-borne Transmission of Zika Virus, Colorado, USA. Emerging Infect Dis. 2011;17(5):880-2. PubMed PMID: 21529401.
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