Complete Zika Virus Genome Sequence Isolated from Semen

13:00 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | ISAAA

Researchers from the United Kingdom have successfully sequenced the Zika virus (ZIKV) genome isolated from the semen of a man who was diagnosed with ZIKV infection after a trip to the Caribbean. Transmission of ZIKV to humans typically occurs through the bite of infected mosquitoes. However, 11 countries have reported cases of non-mosquito-borne tr...

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