Pearls from Dr. Ian Lipkin

42 yo woman presenting to WIC with fevers and arthralgias after returning from DR found to test positive for Zika Virus

2016-09-27

  • Tourniquet test for dengue virus infection

    Posted 09/27/16 09:43:19 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Differential for viral syndrome in traveler from DR

    Posted 09/27/16 09:55:57 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya create higher levels of viremia than does West Nile virus, which carries great importance as people traveling on planes with the virus can be vectors when they get to other countries

    Posted 09/27/16 11:09:52 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Zika epidemiology

    Posted 09/27/16 11:12:02 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Zika severe complications

    Posted 09/27/16 11:39:07 AM by Anna Krigel

  • For further reading...

    Dengue in Travelers (NEJM)
    Zika Virus and Birth Defects (NEJM)
    Guillain-Barre associated with Zika Virus infection in French Polynesia (Lancet)
    The Coming Trials of Generation Zika (Dr. Ian Lipkin writing in the Wall Street Journal)

    Posted 09/27/16 11:47:22 AM by Anna Krigel


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