Dengue, chikungunya and Zika co-infection in a patient from Colombia
Villamil-Gómez, Wilmer E
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In Latin America, until 2014, dengue (DENV) was the only virus transmitted significantly by Aedes spp. . Unfortunately since that year, chikungunya (CHIKV) arrived as a relevant secondary arboviral disease, with the possibility of co-circulation in endemic zones as well even of co-infections  and . Nevertheless, after more than a year of co-circulation of both arboviruses, there has been a lack of reports of such co-infections in the region . In addition to this during May 2015 first cases of infection due to Zika virus (ZIKV) were reported in Brazil and later , in September, in Colombia. Thus, imposing the co-circulation of these three arboviruses and also the possibility, none previously reported in other regions of the world, such as the Pacific or Asia, of co-infections of all of them in the same patients. This last, is herein reported.