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of 'Zika virus infection: An overview'

Zika virus detection in urine from patients with Guillain-Barrésyndrome on Martinique, January 2016.
RozéB, Najioullah F, FergéJL, Apetse K, Brouste Y, Cesaire R, Fagour C, Fagour L, Hochedez P, Jeannin S, Joux J, Mehdaoui H, Valentino R, Signate A, CabiéA, GBS Zika Working Group
Euro Surveill. 2016;21(9):30154.
We report two cases of Guillain-Barrésyndrome who had concomitant Zika virus viruria. This viruria persisted for longer than 15 days after symptom onset. The cases occurred on Martinique in January 2016, at the beginning of the Zika virus outbreak. Awareness of this possible neurological complication of ZikV infection is needed.
Infectious and Tropical diseases Unit, Universitary Hospital of Martinique, Fort de France, France.