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Zika Virus: Update and Overview

Zika Virus: Update and Overview (860)
This course reviews Zika Virus, the transmission methods, symptoms in in adults, how it affects the fetus during pregnancy, testing methods, and travel-related advisories.
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Online - Complete Course
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Describe where Zika virus was first discovered.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of other viruses in the family to which Zika virus belongs.
  • Recognize species of mosquitoes that vector Zika virus in the continental U.S.A.
  • Elaborate upon how Zika virus can and cannot be transmitted.
  • Describe the pathology caused by Zika virus in the fetus and newborn.
  • Detail the common pathology exerted by Zika virus in the adult patient.
  • Define the more severe pathologic manifestations of Zika virus in adults.
  • Specify whether molecular testing is available yet for Zika virus.
  • State which Zika diagnostic test should be performed on patients within the first 2 weeks after the onset of symptoms.
  • Expand upon the role of the Trioplex assay for Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue viruses in the current Zika crisis.
  • Explain where you would send an equivocally positive (+/-) Zika specimen for further testing.
  • Show that you have learned the most authoritative source of safety information with regard to Zika virus, pregnancy, and travel into the "Zika zone".

Provider #: 50-2256
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Course #: 20-570261
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 Linda Williford Pifer, PhD, SM(ASCP), GS(ABB)
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