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July 2017
 

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         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  The FDA-approved drug sofosbuvir inhibits Zika virus infection.
Bullard-Feibelman KM, Govero J,  et al
Antiviral Res. 2016 Nov 27.
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Diagnostics
       

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Evaluation of Altona Diagnostics RealStar Zika Virus RT-PCR Test Kit for Zika virus PCR testing.
L'Huillier AG, Lombos E, Tang E,, et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Mar 15.
Abstract

Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Prenatal Zika Virus Infection.
Sanín-Blair JE, Gutiérrez-Márquez C, Herrera DA, Vossough A.
F
etal Diagn Ther. 2017 Mar 14
Abstract

Purification of Zika virus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase and its use to identify small-molecule Zika inhibitors.
Xu HT, Hassounah SA, Colby-Germinario SP, et al
J Antimicrob Chemother
. 2017 Jan 8

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Serodiagnosis of Zika virus (ZIKV) infections by a novel NS1-based ELISA devoid of cross-reactivity with dengue virus antibodies: a multicohort study of assay performance, 2015 to 2016.
Steinhagen K, Probst C, Radzimski C,  et al
Euro Surveill. 2016 Dec 15;21(50).
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Attomolar Zika virus oligonucleotide detection based on loop-mediated isothermal amplification and AC susceptometry.
Tian B, Qiu Z, Ma J,  et al
Biosens Bioelectr
on
. 2016 Dec 15;86:420-5
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Rapid and sensitive detection of Zika virus by reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification.
Wang X, Yin F, Bi Y, Cheng G, et al  
J Virol Methods
.
2016 Oct 25
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Advantage of urine based molecular diagnosis of Zika virus.
Lamb LE, Bartolone SN, Kutluay SB,
Int Urol Nephrol. 2016 Aug 27.
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An ultrasensitive electrogenerated chemiluminescence-based immunoassay for specific detection of Zika virus.
Acharya D, Bastola P, Le L,
Sci Rep
. 2016 Aug 24;6:32227.
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Imaging of congenital Zika virus infection: the route to identification of prognostic factors.
Vouga M, Baud D.
Prenat Diagn
. 2016 Aug 2
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Molecular and serological techniques to detect co-circulation of DENV, ZIKV and CHIKV in suspected dengue-like syndrome patients.
Cabral-Castro MJ, Cavalcanti MG,
Clin Virol
. 2016 Jul 25;82:108-111.
Abstract

A robust method for the rapid generation of recombinant Zika virus expressing the GFP reporter gene.
Kalamouni C, Mavingui P, Desprès P.
Virology
. 2016 Jul 26;497:157-162
Abstract

Twenty-four cases of imported zika virus infections diagnosed by molecular methods.
Alejo-Cancho I, Torner N, Oliveira I,  et al
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 18
Abstract

Detection of Zika virus by SYBR green one-step real-time RT-PCR.
Xu MY, Liu SQ, Deng CL,et al
J Virol Methods.
2016 Jul 18;236:93-97
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Detection of Zika virus RNA in whole blood of imported Zika virus disease cases up to 2 months after symptom onset, Israel, December 2015 to April 2016.
Lustig Y, Mendelson E, Paran N,  et al
Euro Surveill. 2016 Jun 30;21(26).
Abstract

Instrument-Free Point-of-Care Molecular Detection of Zika Virus.
Song J, Mauk MG, Hackett BA,  et al
Anal Chem
. 2016 Jun 16.
Abstract

Synthetic Biology Provides a Toehold in the Fight against Zika.
Hall RA, Macdonald  
J. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Jun 8;19(6):752-754.
Abstract

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Interim Guidance for Interpretation of Zika Virus Antibody Test Results.
Rabe IB, Staples JE, Villanueva J, et al
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
. 2016 Jun 3;65(21):54
Paper

Engineering Paper-Based Sensors for Zika Virus.
Meagher RJ, Negrete OA, Van Rompay KK.
Trends Mol Med.
2016 May 30.
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Comparison of Test Results for Zika Virus RNA in Urine, Serum, and Saliva Specimens from Persons with Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease - Florida, 2016.
Bingham AM, Cone M, Mock V, et al
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
. 2016 May 13;65(18):475-8

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Interim Guidance for Zika Virus Testing of Urine — United States, 2016
No Authors listed
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
. 2016 May 13;65(18):475-8
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Rapid, Low-Cost Detection of Zika Virus Using Programmable Biomolecular Components.
Pardee K, Green AA, Takahashi MK, et al  
Cell
. 2016 May 6
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Prenatal brain MRI of fetuses with Zika virus infection.
Guillemette-Artur P, Besnard M, Eyrolle-Guignot D, et al
Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Apr 18

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Clinical features and neuroimaging (CT and MRI) findings in presumed Zika virus related congenital infection and microcephaly: retrospective case series study.
de Fatima Vasco Aragao M, van der Linden V, et al
BMJ
. 2016 Apr 13;353:i1901
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Adult Studies
       

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Zika Virus Infection Associated With Severe Thrombocytopenia.
Sharp TM, Muñoz-Jordán J, Perez-Padilla
J Clin Infect Dis
. 2016 Nov 1;63(9):1198-1201.
Abstract

Zika viral polymerase inhibition using anti-HCV drugs both in market and under clinical trials.
Elfiky AA.  
J Med Virol
. 2016 Dec;88(12):2044-2051
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Zika Virus-Associated Neurological Disease in the Adult: Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Encephalitis, and Myelitis.
Muñoz LS, Barreras P, Pardo CA.
Semin Reprod Med. 2016 Sep 9.
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Zika virus challenges for neuropsychiatry.
Simões E Silva AC, Moreira JM,
Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2016 Jul 14;12:1747-60

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Late sexual transmission of Zika virus related to persistence in the semen.
Turmel JM, Abgueguen P, Hubert B,  et al
Lancet. 2016 Jun 7.
Abstract

Mucocutaneous Findings and Course in an Adult With Zika Virus Infection.
Derrington SM, Cellura AP, McDermott LE,et al  
JAMA Dermatol. 2016 May 11.
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Isolation of Zika Virus from Febrile Patient, Indonesia.
Perkasa A, Yudhaputri F, Haryanto S, et al
Emerg Infect Dis
. 2016 May;22(5):924-5.
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Asian Genotype Zika Virus Detected in Traveler Returning to Mexico from Colombia, October 2015.

Díaz-Quiñonez JA, Escobar-Escamilla N, Wong-Arámbula C, et al
Emerg Infect Dis.
2016 May;22(5):937-9.
Paper

Zika Virus Advice for Mountaineers: A UIAA Medcom Consensus Advice Sheet.
Hillebrandt D, Richards P, Clark A, Jean D.
High Alt Med Biol
. 2016 Apr 15.
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Male-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus - Texas, January 2016.
Deckard DT, Chung WM, Brooks JT, et al
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
. 2016 Apr 15;65(14):372-4.
Paper


Vaccines
       

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Developing a vaccine against Zika.
Hombach J, Friede M, Moorphy V,  et al
BMJ
. 2016 Nov 10;355:i5923
Paper

Vaccine Development for Zika Virus-Timelines and Strategies.
Durbin AP.
Semin Reprod Med. 2016 Sep 8
Abstract

From ZikV Genome to Vaccine: In Silico Approach for the Epitope based peptide vaccine against Zika virus envelope glycoprotein.
Alam A, Ali S, Ahamad S, Malik MZ, Ishrat R.
Immunology. 2016 Aug 3.
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The Viral Polymerase Inhibitor 7-Deaza-2'-C-Methyladenosine Is a Potent Inhibitor of In Vitro Zika Virus Replication and Delays Disease Progression in a Robust Mouse Infection Model.
Zmurko J, Marques RE, Schols D, et al

PLoS Negl Trop Dis
. 2016 May 10;10(5):e0004695.
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Possible repurposing of seasonal influenza vaccine for prevention of Zika virus infection.
Veljkovic V, Paessler S.
F1000Res. 2016 Feb 18;5:190.
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Animal Studies
       

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy in Mice Causes Placental Damage and Fetal Demise.
Miner JJ, Cao B, Govero J, et al
Cell
. 2016 May 19;165(5):1081-91.
Abstract

Vertical transmission of Zika virus targeting the radial glial cells affects cortex development of offspring mice.
Wu KY, Zuo GL,  
Cell Res
. 2016 May 13.
.
Abstract

Zika Virus Disrupts Neural Progenitor Development and Leads to Microcephaly in Mice.
Li C, Xu D, Ye Q, et al
Cell Stem Cell
. 2016 May 9.
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The Viral Polymerase Inhibitor 7-Deaza-2'-C-Methyladenosine Is a Potent Inhibitor of In Vitro Zika Virus Replication and Delays Disease Progression in a Robust Mouse Infection Model.
Zmurko J, Marques RE, Schols D, et al

PLoS Negl Trop Dis
. 2016 May 10;10(5):e0004695.
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A Susceptible Mouse Model for Zika Virus Infection.
Dowall SD, Graham VA, Rayner E, et al
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
. 2016 May 5;10(5):e0004658.
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