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Dermatologic Manifestations of Zika Virus

2017-07-26 12:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether any diagnostic patterns exist in the symptom presentation of Zika Virus.

Description

The study has both retrospective and prospective components. The retrospective review includes medical records with laboratory confirmed Zika Virus diagnosis and the prospective component will enroll adults presenting with febrile illness and rash and ask them to complete a survey about their symptoms. Diagnostic testing will be completed to confirm infection source.

Study Design

Conditions

Zika Virus Symptoms and the Associated Exanthema

Intervention

Survey

Location

Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Departamento de Medicina
Santo Domingo
Illinois
Dominican Republic

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Northwestern University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-07-26T12:08:21-0400

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