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Zika virus and Zika fever.
Virol Sin 2016; 31(2):103-9VS

Abstract

An emerging mosquito-borne arbovirus named Zika virus (ZIKV), of the family Flaviviridae and genus Flavivirus, is becoming a global health threat. ZIKV infection was long neglected due to its sporadic nature and mild symptoms. However, recently, with its rapid spread from Asia to the Americas, affecting more than 30 countries, accumulating evidences have demonstrated a close association between infant microcephaly and Zika infection in pregnant women. Here, we reviewed the virological, epidemiological, and clinical essentials of ZIKV infection.

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Department of Microbiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100069, China.Department of Microbiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100069, China. pgwang@ccmu.edu.cn.Department of Microbiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100069, China. anjing@ccmu.edu.cn.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

27129450

Citation

Wang, Zhaoyang, et al. "Zika Virus and Zika Fever." Virologica Sinica, vol. 31, no. 2, 2016, pp. 103-9.
Wang Z, Wang P, An J. Zika virus and Zika fever. Virol Sin. 2016;31(2):103-9.
Wang, Z., Wang, P., & An, J. (2016). Zika virus and Zika fever. Virologica Sinica, 31(2), pp. 103-9. doi:10.1007/s12250-016-3780-y.
Wang Z, Wang P, An J. Zika Virus and Zika Fever. Virol Sin. 2016;31(2):103-9. PubMed PMID: 27129450.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Zika virus and Zika fever. AU - Wang,Zhaoyang, AU - Wang,Peigang, AU - An,Jing, Y1 - 2016/04/26/ PY - 2016/03/30/received PY - 2016/04/21/accepted PY - 2016/5/1/entrez PY - 2016/5/1/pubmed PY - 2017/4/13/medline KW - Zika fever KW - Zika host interaction KW - Zika virus KW - microcephaly KW - neuronal disorder SP - 103 EP - 9 JF - Virologica Sinica JO - Virol Sin VL - 31 IS - 2 N2 - An emerging mosquito-borne arbovirus named Zika virus (ZIKV), of the family Flaviviridae and genus Flavivirus, is becoming a global health threat. ZIKV infection was long neglected due to its sporadic nature and mild symptoms. However, recently, with its rapid spread from Asia to the Americas, affecting more than 30 countries, accumulating evidences have demonstrated a close association between infant microcephaly and Zika infection in pregnant women. Here, we reviewed the virological, epidemiological, and clinical essentials of ZIKV infection. SN - 1995-820X UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/27129450/Zika_virus_and_Zika_fever_ L2 - https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12250-016-3780-y DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -