Birth Defects Among Fetuses and Infants of US Women With Evidence of Possible Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy.

@article{Honein2017BirthDA,
  title={Birth Defects Among Fetuses and Infants of US Women With Evidence of Possible Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy.},
  author={Margaret A. Honein and April L. Dawson and Emily E. Petersen and Abbey M. Jones and Ellen Hyun-Ju Lee and Mahsa M. Yazdy and Nina Ahmad and Jennifer O. Macdonald and Nicole Evert and Andrea M. Bingham and Sascha R. Ellington and Carrie K. Shapiro-Mendoza and Titilope Oduyebo and Anne D. Fine and Catherine M. Brown and Jamie N. Sommer and Jyoti Gupta and Philip P. Cavicchia and Sally Slavinski and J L White and Sherry Michele Owen and Lyle R. Petersen and Coleen A. Boyle and Dana Meaney-Delman and Denise J. Jamieson},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2017},
  volume={317 1},
  pages={59-68}
}
Importance Understanding the risk of birth defects associated with Zika virus infection during pregnancy may help guide communication, prevention, and planning efforts. In the absence of Zika virus, microcephaly occurs in approximately 7 per 10 000 live births. Objective To estimate the preliminary proportion of fetuses or infants with birth defects after maternal Zika virus infection by trimester of infection and maternal symptoms. Design, Setting, and Participants Completed pregnancies… CONTINUE READING

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