Medline ® Abstract for Reference 59
of 'Zika virus infection: An overview'
Detection of Zika virus in urine.
Gourinat AC, O'Connor O, Calvez E, Goarant C, Dupont-Rouzeyrol M
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;21(1):84-6.
We describe the kinetics of Zika virus (ZIKV) detection in serum and urine samples of 6 patients. Urine samples were positive for ZIKV>10 days after onset of disease, which was a notably longer period than for serum samples. This finding supports the conclusion that urine samples are useful for diagnosis of ZIKV infections.