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Zika virus infection in a traveller returning to Europe from Brazil, March 2015.
Euro Surveill 2015; 20(23)ES

Abstract

We report a case of laboratory-confirmed Zika virus infection imported into Europe from the Americas. The patient developed fever, rash, and oedema of hands and feet after returning to Italy from Brazil in late March 2015. The case highlights that, together with chikungunya virus and dengue virus, three major arboviruses are now co-circulating in Brazil. These arboviruses represent a burden for the healthcare systems in Brazil and other countries where competent mosquito vectors are present.

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Clinica Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, Universita Degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

26084316

Citation

Zammarchi, L, et al. "Zika Virus Infection in a Traveller Returning to Europe From Brazil, March 2015." Euro Surveillance : Bulletin Europeen Sur Les Maladies Transmissibles = European Communicable Disease Bulletin, vol. 20, no. 23, 2015.
Zammarchi L, Tappe D, Fortuna C, et al. Zika virus infection in a traveller returning to Europe from Brazil, March 2015. Euro Surveill. 2015;20(23).
Zammarchi, L., Tappe, D., Fortuna, C., Remoli, M. E., Günther, S., Venturi, G., ... Schmidt-Chanasit, J. (2015). Zika virus infection in a traveller returning to Europe from Brazil, March 2015. Euro Surveillance : Bulletin Europeen Sur Les Maladies Transmissibles = European Communicable Disease Bulletin, 20(23).
Zammarchi L, et al. Zika Virus Infection in a Traveller Returning to Europe From Brazil, March 2015. Euro Surveill. 2015 Jun 11;20(23) PubMed PMID: 26084316.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Zika virus infection in a traveller returning to Europe from Brazil, March 2015. AU - Zammarchi,L, AU - Tappe,D, AU - Fortuna,C, AU - Remoli,M E, AU - Günther,S, AU - Venturi,G, AU - Bartoloni,A, AU - Schmidt-Chanasit,J, Y1 - 2015/06/11/ PY - 2015/6/19/entrez PY - 2015/6/19/pubmed PY - 2015/9/17/medline JF - Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin JO - Euro Surveill. VL - 20 IS - 23 N2 - We report a case of laboratory-confirmed Zika virus infection imported into Europe from the Americas. The patient developed fever, rash, and oedema of hands and feet after returning to Italy from Brazil in late March 2015. The case highlights that, together with chikungunya virus and dengue virus, three major arboviruses are now co-circulating in Brazil. These arboviruses represent a burden for the healthcare systems in Brazil and other countries where competent mosquito vectors are present. SN - 1560-7917 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/26084316/Zika_virus_infection_in_a_traveller_returning_to_Europe_from_Brazil_March_2015_ L2 - http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=21153 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -