Dengue Virus Envelope Dimer Epitope Monoclonal Antibodies Isolated from Dengue Patients Are Protective against Zika Virus

@inproceedings{Swanstrom2016DengueVE,
  title={Dengue Virus Envelope Dimer Epitope Monoclonal Antibodies Isolated from Dengue Patients Are Protective against Zika Virus},
  author={Jesica A Swanstrom and Jessica Plante and Kenneth S Plante and Ellen F. Young and Eileen McGowan and Emily N. Gallichotte and Doug G. Widman and Mark T. Heise and Aravinda M de Silva and Ralph S. Baric},
  booktitle={mBio},
  year={2016}
}
UNLABELLED Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus responsible for thousands of cases of severe fetal malformations and neurological disease since its introduction to Brazil in 2013. Antibodies to flaviviruses can be protective, resulting in lifelong immunity to reinfection by homologous virus. However, cross-reactive antibodies can complicate… CONTINUE READING