International Journal of Infection

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Zika Virus Infection and Immuno-Cross-Reactivity to Dengue: An Issue in the Pathogenesis of Congenital Microcephaly

Sora Yasri 1 , * and Viroj Wiwanikit 2
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1 KMT Primary Care Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Hainan Medical University, Hainan, China
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: October 2017, 4 (4); e41570
  • Published Online: August 28, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 17, 2016
  • Accepted: August 18, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iji.41570

To Cite: Yasri S, Wiwanikit V. Zika Virus Infection and Immuno-Cross-Reactivity to Dengue: An Issue in the Pathogenesis of Congenital Microcephaly, Int J Infect. 2017 ; 4(4):e41570. doi: 10.5812/iji.41570.

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