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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 108

of 'Zika virus infection: An overview'

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Transient Hearing Loss in Adults Associated With Zika Virus Infection.
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Vinhaes ES, Santos LA, Dias L, Andrade NA, Bezerra VH, de Carvalho AT, de Moraes L, Henriques DF, Azar SR, Vasilakis N, Ko AI, Andrade BB, Siqueira IC, Khouri R, Boaventura VS
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Clin Infect Dis. 2017;64(5):675.
 
In 2015, during the outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) in Brazil, we identified 3 cases of acute hearing loss after exanthematous illness. Serology yielded finding compatible with ZIKV as the cause of a confirmed (n = 1) and a probable (n = 2) flavivirus infection, indicating an association between ZIKV infection and transient hearing loss.
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Hospital Santa Izabel, Salvador.
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