Accession Number:

AD1012545

Title:

Zika and Spondweni Viruses: Historic Evidence of Misidentification, Misdiagnosis and Serious Clinical Disease Manifestations

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Journal Article

Corporate Author:

USAMRIID Frederick United States

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Report Date:

2016-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The Spondweni serogroup family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus consists of two members Zika and Spondweni viruses. Both viruses have been historically misidentified and their diseases have been misdiagnosed due to their serological cross-reactivity and similar clinical presentations. Within historic case reports a sub-set of patients has presented with short duration clinical manifestations suggestive of more serious illness.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE