Author(s): Akshay R. Yadav, Shrinivas K. Mohite


DOI: 10.5958/0975-4377.2020.00048.8   

Address: Akshay R. Yadav*, Shrinivas K. Mohite
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Rajarambapu College of Pharmacy, Kasegaon, Sangli, Maharashtra, India-415404.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020

In Uganda, in 1947, Zika virus was initially identified in monkeys through a method that detected yellow fever. It was subsequently distinguished among the people of Uganda and Tanzania in 1952. Zika infection has reported the primary substantial outbreak of disease from Island of Yap.Brazil describes a partnership between the Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré disorder in the month of July 2015. In this review we discuss various basic and clinical aspects of infection with Zika virus including virology, epidemiology and disease pathogenesis. Laboratory methods required for disease diagnosis along with ethical issues associated with Zika virus infection will be discussed in detail as well. Zika virus disease is typically mild and needs no treatment. There is actually no vaccine for Zika Virus disease.

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Akshay R. Yadav, Shrinivas K. Mohite. A Review on Zika Virus Infection. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2020; 12(4):295-297. doi: 10.5958/0975-4377.2020.00048.8

Akshay R. Yadav, Shrinivas K. Mohite. A Review on Zika Virus Infection. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2020; 12(4):295-297. doi: 10.5958/0975-4377.2020.00048.8   Available on:

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