When is amniocentesis indicated in the workup of Zika virus infection?

Updated: Dec 11, 2018
  • Author: Bhagyashri D Navalkele, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Detection of a fetal anomaly should be followed by amniocentesis for evaluation of intrauterine Zika virus infection. The sensitivity and specificity of amniocentesis for determination of congenital infection and prediction of fetal abnormality is unknown. [21]


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