Microbiology of Zika virus disease

Publication

Interim guidance for healthcare providers and Zika virus laboratory diagnosis

technical guidance, guide -

This document aims to present an algorithm for deciding whom to test and provide guidance on the laboratory tests for Zika virus infection diagnosis in order to support clinical diagnostic and case reporting through surveillance among EU Member States.

Data

Laboratory tests for Zika virus diagnostic

tool, patient and case management -

Laboratories should receive clinical and epidemiological information for establishing their investigation strategy, including date of onset of illness, travel history (date and locations), past flaviviral immunisation records and pregnancy status.