Children's National announced the launch of a new Congenital Zika Virus Program that will advise pregnant women infected with the virus, as well as treat babies affected by Zika.
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The Children’s National Health System clinical Congenital Zika Virus Program provides advanced diagnostics and consultation for pregnant women and infants with a suspected exposure to the Zika virus.
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Disease, at Children’s National, explains why the 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting is an ideal setting to inform thousands of pediatricians about the expanding Zika virus epidemic.
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Disease, at Children’s National, explains the repercussions of prolonged Zika virus viremia for a 33-year-old pregnant patient, findings that were published by The New England Journal of Medicine.
If you suspect your patient has been exposed to the Zika virus, please consult these guidelines.