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Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak--United States, 2016.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016; 65(2):30-3MM

Abstract

CDC has developed interim guidelines for health care providers in the United States caring for pregnant women during a Zika virus outbreak. These guidelines include recommendations for pregnant women considering travel to an area with Zika virus transmission and recommendations for screening, testing, and management of pregnant returning travelers. Updates on areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission are available online (http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/). Health care providers should ask all pregnant women about recent travel. Pregnant women with a history of travel to an area with Zika virus transmission and who report two or more symptoms consistent with Zika virus disease (acute onset of fever, maculopapular rash, arthralgia, or conjunctivitis) during or within 2 weeks of travel, or who have ultrasound findings of fetal microcephaly or intracranial calcifications, should be tested for Zika virus infection in consultation with their state or local health department. Testing is not indicated for women without a travel history to an area with Zika virus transmission. In pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection, serial ultrasound examination should be considered to monitor fetal growth and anatomy and referral to a maternal-fetal medicine or infectious disease specialist with expertise in pregnancy management is recommended. There is no specific antiviral treatment for Zika virus; supportive care is recommended.

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Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

26796813

Citation

Petersen, Emily E., et al. "Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak--United States, 2016." MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, vol. 65, no. 2, 2016, pp. 30-3.
Petersen EE, Staples JE, Meaney-Delman D, et al. Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak--United States, 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016;65(2):30-3.
Petersen, E. E., Staples, J. E., Meaney-Delman, D., Fischer, M., Ellington, S. R., Callaghan, W. M., & Jamieson, D. J. (2016). Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak--United States, 2016. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 65(2), pp. 30-3. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6502e1.
Petersen EE, et al. Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak--United States, 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Jan 22;65(2):30-3. PubMed PMID: 26796813.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak--United States, 2016. AU - Petersen,Emily E, AU - Staples,J Erin, AU - Meaney-Delman,Dana, AU - Fischer,Marc, AU - Ellington,Sascha R, AU - Callaghan,William M, AU - Jamieson,Denise J, Y1 - 2016/01/22/ PY - 2016/1/23/entrez PY - 2016/1/23/pubmed PY - 2016/5/24/medline SP - 30 EP - 3 JF - MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report JO - MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. VL - 65 IS - 2 N2 - CDC has developed interim guidelines for health care providers in the United States caring for pregnant women during a Zika virus outbreak. These guidelines include recommendations for pregnant women considering travel to an area with Zika virus transmission and recommendations for screening, testing, and management of pregnant returning travelers. Updates on areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission are available online (http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/). Health care providers should ask all pregnant women about recent travel. Pregnant women with a history of travel to an area with Zika virus transmission and who report two or more symptoms consistent with Zika virus disease (acute onset of fever, maculopapular rash, arthralgia, or conjunctivitis) during or within 2 weeks of travel, or who have ultrasound findings of fetal microcephaly or intracranial calcifications, should be tested for Zika virus infection in consultation with their state or local health department. Testing is not indicated for women without a travel history to an area with Zika virus transmission. In pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection, serial ultrasound examination should be considered to monitor fetal growth and anatomy and referral to a maternal-fetal medicine or infectious disease specialist with expertise in pregnancy management is recommended. There is no specific antiviral treatment for Zika virus; supportive care is recommended. SN - 1545-861X UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/26796813/Interim_Guidelines_for_Pregnant_Women_During_a_Zika_Virus_Outbreak__United_States_2016_ L2 - https://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6502e1 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -