Which conditions may mimic Zika virus infection?

Updated: Jun 30, 2021
  • Author: Bhagyashri D Navalkele, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Signs and symptoms of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection are nonspecific and mimic other infections. Among them, dengue virus infection is the most serious and may be life-threatening. Other etiologies include chikungunya virusyellow fever virus, parvovirusenterovirus, Ross River virus, plasmodia (malaria), rickettsia and COVID-19.


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