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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2016 Mar-Apr;54(2):225-9.

[Clinical features of Zika virus].

[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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Coordinación de Vigilancia Epidemiológica, Unidad de Atención Primaria a la Salud, Dirección de Prestaciones Médicas, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Ciudad de México, México. david.cabrerag@imss.gob.mx; dcpreventiva@gmail.com.

Abstract

in English, Spanish

BACKGROUND:

Zika virus was introduced to the country and threatens to spread, so the health personnel must be able to identify the disease and face an operational definition given case; in this review the clinical manifestations of probable cases of Zika of the last five years were described.

METHODS:

A search was performed in Google Scholar and PubMed with "Zika". He settled for a database and obtained simple frequencies and calculated the limits for proportions with an alpha of 0.05 through test Wilson.

RESULTS:

109 probable cases of fever came together by Zika, the clinical manifestations was heterogeneous, with predominant involvement to musculoskeletal, dermatological and systemic level.

CONCLUSIONS:

It is necessary to continue the documentation of the clinical manifestations of Zika virus, which will be achieved by strengthening epidemiological surveillance.

KEYWORDS:

Arbovirus infections; Arboviruses; Epidemiological surveillance; Exanthema

PMID:
26960051
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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