by Sáfadi MA.
Zika virus (ZIKV) is an emerging arthropod-borne, enveloped RNA virus of the Flaviviridae family, which belongs to the genus Flavivirus, related to dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses. Two major lineages, African and Asian, have been identified through phylogenetic analyses.
Published in: Am J Perinatol. 2016 Sep;33(11):1029-31. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1586116. Epub 2016 Sep 7.