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... Table 42–4 Public Health Measures to Prevent Zika Virus Transmission Type of Prevention Specific Measures Environmental measures Use screens on doors and windows Remove standing water around home Sleep under mosquito net Use insecticide spray...
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... Table 42–4 Public Health Measures to Prevent Zika Virus Transmission Type of Prevention Specific Measures Environmental measures Use screens on doors and windows Remove standing water around home Sleep under mosquito net Use insecticide spray...
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... Zika virus is an emerging pathogen that is transmitted among nonhuman primates and humans by Aedes mosquitoes. The virus was discovered 1947 in a sentinel rhesus monkey ( Macaca mulatta ) and Aedes africanus mosquitoes in the Zika Forest in what was then the British Protectorate of Uganda...
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... Zika virus is a flavivirus that is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and was originally described as an infection of nonhuman primates in Uganda in 1947. The first human cases were reported in Uganda in 1962 and 1963. Zika was thought to be an illness causing a mild rash and fever in humans...
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... Zika virus was discovered in 1947 in Uganda, with subsequent sporadic outbreaks reported in tropical Africa and Southeast Asia. In 2007, there was a large Zika outbreak in Micronesia, followed by another outbreak in French Polynesia in 2014, with evidence of transplacental transmission...
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... is then completed. All newborns of mothers who have laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection during pregnancy should receive a comprehensive examination, a neurological assessment, postnatal head ultrasound, standard newborn hearing screen before hospital discharge, and Zika virus laboratory testing ( Reynolds...
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... ESSENTIALS OF DIAGNOSIS A flavivirus primarily transmitted via mosquitos and sexual contact 80% of infected individuals are asymptomatic Clinical manifestations include rash, fever, joint pain, and conjunctivitis Diagnosis: maternal serum antibody testing and PCR for Zika...
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... TABLE 42–4 Public Health Measures to Prevent Zika Virus Transmission Type of Prevention Specific Measure Environmental measures Use screens on doors and windows Remove standing water around home Sleep under mosquito net Use insecticide spray...
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... Zika virus, a Flavivirus , was discovered in 1947 in a monkey in the Zika forest, Uganda and in 1952 in human. Before 2015, Zika virus outbreaks occurred in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. In 2015, Zika virus cases were reported in Brazil, and since then Zika is now...
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... Transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, Zika virus (a member of the Flaviviridae family) is transmitted in a wide range of tropical areas in the world. In addition to mosquitos, Zika may be transmitted through sexual intercourse, from mother to fetus in utero and mother to child through...
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... Table 42–4 Public Health Measures to Prevent Zika Virus Transmission Type of Prevention Specific Measures Environmental measures Use screens on doors and windows Remove standing water around home Sleep under mosquito net Use insecticide...
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... Table 42–4 Public Health Measures to Prevent Zika Virus Transmission Type of Prevention Specific Measures Environmental measures Use screens on doors and windows Remove standing water around home Sleep under mosquito net Use insecticide...
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... This RNA virus of the Flavivirdae family has recently been recognized as the first major mosquito-borne teratogen ( Rasmussen, 2016 ). Although Zika virus is primarily transmitted by mosquito bite, sexual transmission is also possible, and the virus may be detected in body fluids for months...
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... The Zika virus garnered international attention in 2015 due to outbreaks in South and Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the United States that were associated with severe birth defects. Zika is contracted through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito but has subsequently been...
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... TABLE 42–4 Public Health Measures to Prevent Zika Virus Transmission Type of Prevention Specific Measure Environmental measures Use screens on doors and windows Remove standing water around home Sleep under mosquito net Use insecticide spray...
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