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Zika Virus Infection Associated With Congenital Birth Defects in a HIV-infected Pregnant Woman

João, Esaú Custódio MD, PhD*; Gouvea, Maria Isabel Fragoso da Silveira MD, PhD*†; Teixeira, Maria de Lourdes Benamor MD, MSc*†; Mendes-Silva, Wallace MD*‡; Esteves, Juliana Silva MD, MSc*; Santos, Edwiges Motta MD, MSc*; Ledesma, Leandro Augusto MD*; Gomes, Ana Paula MD*; Cruz, Maria Letícia MD, PhD*

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: May 2017 - Volume 36 - Issue 5 - p 500–501
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001482
HIV Reports

We describe a case of Zika virus infection acquired during the first trimester in a HIV-infected pregnant woman that led to multiple fetal malformations and fetal demise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

From the *Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Federal dos Servidores do Estado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas – Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Hospital Maternidade Maria Amelia Buarque de Hollanda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Accepted for publication August 16, 2016.

All the authors declare no conflict of interest and no source of funding.

Address for correspondence: Esaú Custódio João, MD, PhD, Hospital Federal dos Servidores do Estado, Rua Sacadura Cabral 178, anexo IV, 4o andar CEP: 20221–903, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. E-mail:

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