Zika virus, an emerging flavivirus, as a cause of fever and rash in a traveller returning from Central America.

@article{Teale2016ZikaVA,
  title={Zika virus, an emerging flavivirus, as a cause of fever and rash in a traveller returning from Central America.},
  author={Alastair Teale and Michael J. Payne and James T England and Muhammad G. Morshed and Mark W. Hull},
  journal={Canada communicable disease report = Releve des maladies transmissibles au Canada},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={68-71}
}
Fever in a returning traveller is a common clinical scenario for physicians in primary and acute care. Differential diagnoses for these patients are generated based on presenting clinical symptoms, travel destinations, potential exposure activities as well as the incubation period of common etiologic agents. In a case of fever and rash in a woman returning to Canada from El Salvador in November 2015, measles, dengue and chikungunya viral infections were queried as possible causes. Subsequent… CONTINUE READING
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