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Zika virus

Vasudevan, Jayaa; Skandhan, Amitha; Skandhan, Avni, K.P.b; Balakrishnan, Sumangalac; Skandhan, Kalangot, P.d

Reviews in Medical Microbiology: April 2018 - Volume 29 - Issue 2 - p 43–50
doi: 10.1097/MRM.0000000000000126

In this review, the authors present current knowledge and research on the Zika virus, including epidemiology, symptom manifestations (collectively referred as ‘Zika fever’), modes of transmission, as well as Zika-related complications including Guillain–Barré syndrome and congenital Zika syndrome.

aDepartment of Internal Medicine, Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama, USA

bDepartment of Radiology, Aster Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Kottakal

cMVR Cancer Centre and Research Center, Calicut, Kerala

dShri BMK Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE University, Belgaum, India.

Correspondence to Kalangot P. Skandhan, PhD, DSc, Shri BMK Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE University, Belgaum Karnataka 590005, India. E-mail:

Received 23 May, 2017

Revised 21 September, 2017

Accepted 4 December, 2017

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