Zika Virus: Diagnostic Testing

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Abstract:

This web page informs health care providers about diagnostic testing for Zika virus. It clarifies that as of 2016 Zika virus disease is a nationally notifiable condition. It explains that there are no commercially available diagnostic tests for Zika virus disease, and testing is only performed at the CDC Arbovirus Diagnostic Laboratory and a few state health departments. The document outlines testing methods, and provides links to instructions and a form for submitting diagnostic specimens to the CDC.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Resource in English Only
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Keywords:
Diagnostic tests, routine, Neutralization tests, Zika virus
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/15/2016
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