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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.;


in English, Spanish


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.


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.


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


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


Arbovirus infections; Arboviruses; Epidemiological surveillance; Exanthema

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