Zika virus and IgM antibody test

T T Herrera, A Goodridge, G B Britton

Overview

Correspondence that shows the limitations that IgM antibody test for Zika has in endemic settings

Summary

Highlights several problems with the studies that had look at zika virus infection in mothers and congenital zika syndrome

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Dr. Tania T Herrera, MD
Dr. Tania T Herrera, MD
Punta Pacifica Hospital John Hopkins affiliated
Maternal Fetal Medicine consultant
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Panama city, Panama | Panama
This publication is important because establishes clearly the limitations in zika congenital research in endemic settings like lack of exclusion of comorbid pathologies and lack of amniocentesis in fetus with "congenital zika syndrome"Dr. Tania T Herrera, MD

Ascertaining fetal Zika virus infection based on IgM antibody test in endemic settings.

Authors:
Dr. Tania T Herrera, MD
Dr. Tania T Herrera, MD
Punta Pacifica Hospital John Hopkins affiliated
Maternal Fetal Medicine consultant
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Panama city, Panama | Panama

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017 06;49(6):809

Centro de Neurociencias y Unidad de Investigación Clínica, Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Servicios de Alta Tecnología (INDICASAT-AIP), Ciudad Del Saber, Panama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/uog.17509DOI Listing
June 2017
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