Male-to-female sexual transmission of zika virus-United States, January-April 2016

Kate Russell, Susan L. Hills, Alexandra M. Oster, Charsey Cole Porse, Gregory Danyluk, Marshall Cone, Richard Brooks, Sarah Scotland, Elizabeth Schiffman, Carolyn Fredette, Jennifer L. White, Katherine Ellingson, Allison Hubbard, Amanda Cohn, Marc Fischer, Paul Mead, Ann M. Powers, John T. Brooks

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Abstract

We report on 9 cases of male-to-female sexual transmission of Zika virus in the United States occurring January-April 2016. This report summarizes new information about both timing of exposure and symptoms of sexually transmitted Zika virus disease, and results of semen testing for Zika virus from 2 male travelers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-213
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume64
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Semen
  • Sexual transmission
  • Zika
  • Zika virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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