Diagnosis, management and follow-up of pregnant women with Zika virus infection: A preliminary report of the ZIKERNCOL cohort study on Sincelejo, Colombia
Villamil-Gómez, Wilmer E.
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Zika virus infection (ZIKV) has emerged as a significant threat for the health of pregnant women and newborns in populations living or visiting Latin America since the epidemic begun in 2015 , . Reported possible consequences included particularly the risk of associated microcephaly , , still to be proved in detail and confirmed, but potentially of other congenital defects. In this setting and needing rapid assessment of the consequences of ZIKV during pregnancy, a retrospective preliminary analysis of a cohort of pregnant women with RT-PCR confirmed ZIKV is here presented (ZIKa en Embarazadas y Recién Nacidos en COLombia, ZIKERNCOL).