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O ZIKA VIRUSU
ABOUT ZIKA VIRUS

Authors

 

Danijela Đurić-Petković, Nada Kuljić-Kapulica
Institut za mikrobiologiju, Vojnomedicinska akademija


 

• Rad je primljen 13.06.2016./ Prihvaćen 18.06.2016.

 

Correspodernce to:
Dr Danijela Đurić Petković
Institut za mikrobiologiju, Vojnomedicinska akademija
Mob. tel. 063440482

danijeladjuricpetkovic@gmail.com

 

Abstract

 

ZIKV  infection is  known as Zika fever or Zika virus disease. Most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain. Illnes is usually mild or flu-like. Primarily transmitted to people through the bite of Aedes mosquitos. During pregnancy ZIKV infection  may cause microcephaly and other brain defects. In adults may cause Guillain-Barre syndrome. There is no vaccine to and specific treatment. Key measure to prevent infection is protection against mosquito bites.

 

 

Key words

zika virus, microcephaly, diagnosis, therapy, prevention

 

 

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PDF Djuric-Petkovic D. and Kuljic-Kapuljica N. et al • MD-Medical Data 2016;8(2) 109-112

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