Zika Virus Induced Mortality and Microcephaly in Chicken Embryos.


The explosive spread of the Zika virus (ZIKV) through South and Central America has been linked to an increase in congenital birth defects, specifically microcephaly. Representative rodent models for investigating infections include direct central nervous system (CNS) injections late in pregnancy and transplacental transmission in immunodeficient mice… (More)


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@article{Goodfellow2016ZikaVI, title={Zika Virus Induced Mortality and Microcephaly in Chicken Embryos.}, author={Forrest Goodfellow and Blanka Tesla and Gregory A Simchick and Qun Zhao and Thomas A. Hodge and Melinda A Brindley and Steven L Stice}, journal={Stem cells and development}, year={2016}, volume={25 22}, pages={1691-1697} }