Mechanisms of Zika Virus Infection and Neuropathogenesis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A spotlight has been focused on the mosquito-borne Zika virus (ZIKV) because of its epidemic outbreak in Brazil and Latin America, as well as the severe neurological manifestations of microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with infection. In this review, we discuss the recent literature on ZIKV-host interactions, including new mechanistic insight concerning the basis of ZIKV-induced neuropathogenesis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Olagnier, D; Muscolini, M; Coyne, CB; Diamond, MS; Hiscott, J

Published Date

  • August 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 367 - 372

PubMed ID

  • 27348136

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4971419

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7430

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/dna.2016.3404


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States