Medline ® Abstract for Reference 67
of 'Zika virus infection: An overview'
Prolonged Detection of Zika Virus in Vaginal Secretions and Whole Blood.
Murray KO, Gorchakov R, Carlson AR, Berry R, Lai L, Natrajan M, Garcia MN, Correa A, Patel SM, Aagaard K, Mulligan MJ
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23(1):99. Epub 2017 Jan 15.
Infection with Zika virus is an emerging public health crisis. We observed prolonged detection of virus RNA in vaginal mucosal swab specimens and whole blood for a US traveler with acute Zika virus infection who had visited Honduras. These findings advance understanding of Zika virus infection and provide data for additional testing strategies.