Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019
Zika Virus in Rectal Swab Samples
|Patient ID||Age, y/sex||Symptoms at enrollment|
|191001||21/M||None (asymptomatic household contact)|
|191002||25/M||Erythema and vesicular rash, nasal congestion, sweating, upper limb muscle spasms|
|291001||22/F||Itchy macular rash, conjunctival hyperemia, prostration, chills, taste alteration, lower back pain, arthralgia, periarticular edema, nausea, irritability|
|151001||38/M||Itchy macular rash, headache, photophobia, retro-orbital pain, burning eyes, arthralgia (wrists, metacarpals, and phalanges), tingling hands|
|251001||31/F||Itchy macular rash, conjunctival hyperemia, anorexia|
|251002||36/F||Itchy macular rash, headache, conjunctival hyperemia, arthralgia (shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, ankles), abdominal pain, periarticular edema (ankles)|
|251003||43/F||Itchy macular rash, photophobia, retro-orbital pain, oropharyngeal pain, arthralgia (elbows and ankles)|
|251005||19/F||Itchy macular rash, fever, headache, photophobia, conjunctival hyperemia, retro-orbital pain, muscle weakness, numbness, irritability, appetite loss, nausea|
|251006||65/F||Itchy macular rash, fever, headache, photophobia, arthralgia (wrists, phalanges, heel, cervical spine), muscle weakness, prostration, numbness, tingling, drowsiness, abdominal pain, nausea|
|251007||32/F||Itchy macular rash, fever, headache, retro-orbital pain, photophobia|
*Reported signs and symptoms were registered after an initial rash episode following laboratory confirmation of Zika virus infection. All signs and symptoms were registered <2 d after the initial rash (except for 1 asymptomatic contact patient). Fever (>38°C) was any febrile episode reported within 30 d before the medical examination. ID, identification.
1Team members are listed at the end of the article.