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Infectious Diseases - Zika in the News
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ABC News
Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017. Health officials are reporting Florida's second case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito... Florida reported 296 locally acquired Zika infections last year. Zika causes relatively mild symptoms in most adults but can cause severe birth defects ...
Infections (3), Congenital Abnormalities (1)
2. Mutant Zika protein is key to microcephaly  
Date: 11/17/2017 05:58
BioMed Central
Mutant Zika protein is key to microcephaly. The S139N mutation in Zika M-protein has been found to increase severity of neurolovirulence, including microcephaly ... 2013-2014 did not report such serious symptoms- specifically microcephaly- and so it was suggested that perhaps a more virulent strain of Zika was circulating in the Americas ...
Microcephaly (10), Infections (3), Guillain-Barre Syndrome (1)
The study comes in the wake of an ongoing Zika epidemic and an explosion of cases involving fetal death, microcephaly (born with severely decreased head size), and other congenital ... Mice that didn't have prior Zika infections developed clinical symptoms and sharply increased levels of Zika virus in their blood, which spread to fetal tissues ...
Vaccines (3), Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (22), Congenital Abnormalities (2), Communicable Diseases (1)
4. Preventing Zika Outbreaks: Ophthalmology Times  
Date: 11/14/2017 17:00
Preventing Zika Outbreaks: Ophthalmology Times. Peter J. McDonnell, MD, explores the Zika epidemic in 2015 and discusses how to prevent future outbreaks. Physicians routinely use anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy as a first-line treatment to improve vision in patients with diabetic macular edema. But, according to experts, real-world outcomes may be different from those reported in trials.
Macular Edema (1)
5. Zika Persists Longest in Semen (CME/CE)  
Date: 11/09/2017 13:00
Zika Persists Longest in Semen... Zika persists in semen and serum longer than it persists ... BALTIMORE -- Zika persists in semen and serum longer than it persists ... an update to her group's earlier data from a Zika cohort from Puerto Rico (the Zika virus Persistence study, or ZiPer), which was published in ...
Infections (3)
CBS News
Sexually transmitted Zika case confirmed in Miami-Dade... of Zika virus in Miami-Dade County in 2017, CBS Miami ... their partner had recently traveled to several areas where Zika transmission could occur, including Cuba, an area with ongoing ... for Zika... there is no evidence of ongoing, active transmission of Zika anywhere in Florida.
Congenital Abnormalities (1)
Efficacy of Aquatic Physiotherapy in Children With Microcephaly by Zika Virus Congenital Syndrome - Full Text View... The study will be composed infants diagnosed with microcephaly associated with Zika virus Syndrome of the state of Pernambuco (PE), recruited for convenience of both sexes, aged 3 to 24 months of life. Initially randomization of these children will be performed through
Microcephaly (3)
Molecular tests to detect Zika virus should be repeated more than once in pregnant ... Molecular tests to detect Zika virus, which enable identification of the pathogen's genetic material ... group of pregnant women with a confirmed diagnosis of Zika and tested their urine over a period of several ... In five women, the test was again positive for Zika virus after their viral load had disappeared in previous ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Dengue (2), Infections (2), Hearing Loss (1)
9. Zika's forgotten mothers and babies  
Date: 11/01/2017 05:11
CNN (United States)
... her baby didn't have the typical "small head" of microcephaly, a rare nervous system disorder in which the brain ... Melissa Vitória was born with microcephaly, the abnormally small head and brain that is the hallmark of Zika's devastating effect on a developing fetus ... These girls, and others like them, are raising their Zika-stricken newborns in Alagoas, a tiny state in Brazil's ...
Seizures (2), Microcephaly (2), Deaf-Blind Disorders (1)
Journal of the American Medical Association - (JAMA)
... and public health challenges likely to arise from the 2017 change in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations from serologic testing of all Zika-exposed pregnant women regardless of the timing and duration of exposure to testing only those pregnant women with symptoms consistent with infection or with ongoing ...
Infections (1)