At the First International Conference on Zika Virus, Marta G. Cavalcanti, MD, PhD, discussed her team’s recent research regarding viral RNA shedding in symptomatic and asymptomatic Zika patients who are either mono-infected with Zika or Chikungunya, or co-infected with both.
Results fromZika virus testing conducted by the District of Columbia Department of Forensic Sciences Public Health Laboratory between July 14, 2016 and December 14, 2016 raised red flags when all results came back negative.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.
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