Postmortem Findings in Patient with Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Zika Virus Infection
, José V. Torres, Roosecelis Brasil Martines, Sarah Reagan-Steiner, George Venero Pérez, Aidsa Rivera, Chelsea Major, Desiree Matos, Jorge Muñoz-Jordan, Wun-Ju Shieh, Sherif Zaki, and Tyler M. Sharp
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Dirlikov, R.B. Martines, S. Reagan-Steiner, C. Major, W.-J. Shieh, S.R. Zaki); Puerto Rico Institute of Forensic Sciences, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA (J.V. Torres); Hermanos Meléndez Hospital, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, USA (G.V. Pérez); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan (A. Rivera, C. Major, D. Matos, J. Muñoz-Jordan, T.M. Sharp); US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Rockville, Maryland, USA (T.M. Sharp)
Figure 1. Timeline of key events surrounding the illness of a patient with GBS and confirmed Zika virus infection, Puerto Rico, 2016. AIDP, acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy; CT, computed tomography; ED, emergency department; GBS, Guillain-Barré syndrome; ICU, intensive care unit.
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