Contemporary Understanding of Ebola and Zika Virus in Pregnancy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Understanding the pathophysiology, management, and prevention of emerging infectious diseases among pregnant women is imperative to achieve a successful response from the medical community. Ebola and Zika viruses represent infections with profound public health implications. In particular, Ebola virus is associated with high case fatality and pregnancy and neonatal loss rates, while Zika virus has been associated with multiple congenital anomalies; these features present critical clinical dilemmas for management of pregnant and reproductive aged women. The objective of this article is to summarize key background information and best practices for management of Ebola and Zika virus in pregnancy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sayres, L; Hughes, BL

Published Date

  • December 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 47 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 835 - 846

PubMed ID

  • 33153665

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7566674

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9840

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.clp.2020.08.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States