Zika virus-associated neurological disorders: a review.

  title={Zika virus-associated neurological disorders: a review.},
  author={Abelardo Q-C Ara{\'u}jo and Marcus Tulius T. Silva and Alexandra Pr{\"u}fer de Queiroz Campos Ara{\'u}jo},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={139 Pt 8},
Zika virus, an arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes of the Aedes species, is now rapidly disseminating throughout the Americas and the ongoing Brazilian outbreak is the largest Zika virus epidemic so far described. In addition to being associated with a non-specific acute febrile illness, a number of neurological manifestations, mainly microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome, have been associated with infection. These with other rarer neurological conditions suggest that Zika virus, similar to… CONTINUE READING