[The messenger syndrome].

  title={[The messenger syndrome].},
  author={Alain Fourmaintraux},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  volume={72 Spec No},
Since mid 2005 pediatricians of the Groupe hospitalier Sud Reunion de Saint-Pierre have observed a self-imposed requirement to test for mother-to-child transmission of chikungunya. Sanitary authorities refuse to consider such testing as necessary. The risk of mother-to-child transmission was not mentioned in literature of the time.