Editor’s Choice: Coinfection With Zika and Dengue-2 Viruses in a Traveler Returning From Haiti, 2016: Clinical Presentation and Genetic Analysis
Clinical Infectious Diseases January 1, 2017 V.64 N.1 P.72-75
Nicole M. Iovine, John Lednicky, Kartikeya Cherabuddi, Hannah Crooke, Sarah K. White, Julia C. Loeb, Eleonora Cella, Massimo Ciccozzi, Marco Salemi, and J. Glenn Morris, Jr
1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine
2Emerging Pathogens Institute
3Department of Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions
4Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions
5Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
6Department of Infectious Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Reference Centre on Phylogeny, Molecular Epidemiology and Microbial Evolution/Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
Zika virus and dengue virus serotype 2 were isolated from a patient with travel to Haiti who developed fever, rash, arthralgias, and conjunctivitis. The infecting Zika virus was related to Venezuelan and Brazilian strains but evolved along a lineage originating from strains isolated in 2014 in the same region of Haiti.
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