by Oliveira DB, Almeida FJ, Durigon EL, Mendes ÉA, Braconi CT, Marchetti I, Andreata-Santos R, Cunha MP, Alves RP, Pereira LR, Melo SR, Neto DF, Mesquita FS, Araujo DB, Favoretto SR, Sáfadi MA, Ferreira LC, Zanotto PM, Botosso VF, Berezin EN.
The presence of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has been associated with microcephaly in multiple studies, although little is known about ZIKV shedding in congenitally infected infants. We report a case of a newborn who had continued viremia with ZIKV for at least 67 days after birth.
Published in: N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 22;375(12):1202-4. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1607583. Epub 2016 Aug 24.