Zika Virus Associated with Meningoencephalitis

March 14, 2016 at 8:02 am

The New England Journal of Medicine March 10, 2016

CORRESPONDENCE

Guillaume Carteaux, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Paris, Créteil, France et al

To the Editor:

Zika virus (ZIKV) is currently spreading widely, while its clinical spectrum remains a matter of investigation. Evidence of a relationship between ZIKV infection and cerebral birth abnormalities1,2 is growing.3 An increased incidence of some peripheral nervous syndromes among adults was reported during outbreaks in French Polynesia4,5 and Brazil,1,2 but no formal link with ZIKV infection was shown. We describe a case of central nervous system infection with ZIKV that was associated with meningoencephalitis in an adult…..

abstract

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc1602964

PDF

http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMc1602964

Entry filed under: Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, FIEBRE en el POST-VIAJE, FIEBRE y RASH, Infecciones del SNC, Infecciones emergentes, Infecciones en embarzadas, Infecciones virales, Medicina del viajero, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis, Update, Zoonosis. Tags: .

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