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Zika virus detection in cerebrospinal fluid from two patients with encephalopathy, Martinique, February 2016.
RozéB, Najioullah F, Signate A, Apetse K, Brouste Y, Gourgoudou S, Fagour L, Abel S, Hochedez P, Cesaire R, CabiéA, Neuro-Zika Working Group of Martinique
Euro Surveill. 2016;21(16)
We report two cases of encephalopathy (one with seizures, one with electroencephalogram changes) in patients with Zika virus infection. The cases occurred on Martinique in February 2016, during the Zika virus outbreak. Awareness of the various neurological complications of Zika virus infection is needed for patients living in areas affected by Zika virus infections or for travellers to these areas.
Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, University Hospital of Martinique, Fort-de-France, France.