Surveillance of microcephaly and selected brain anomalies in Argentina: Relationship with Zika virus and other congenital infections.

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Summary of "Surveillance of microcephaly and selected brain anomalies in Argentina: Relationship with Zika virus and other congenital infections."

Zika virus (ZIKV) vertical transmission may lead to microcephaly and other congenital anomalies. In March and April 2016, the first outbreak of ZIKV occurred in Argentina. The objective was to describe the surveillance of newborns with microcephaly and other selected brain anomalies in Argentina, and evaluation different etiologies.


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Name: Birth defects research
ISSN: 2472-1727


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