LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Year : 2016 | Volume
: 9 | Issue : 5 | Page : 362-
Zika virus infection: No anemia
Somsri Wiwanitkit1, Viroj Wiwanitkit2,
1 Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Nis, Serbia
Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand.
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Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. Zika virus infection: No anemia.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2016;9:362-362
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Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. Zika virus infection: No anemia. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Jan 21 ];9:362-362
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Emerging Zika virus infection is an important medical problem. The disease manifests as dengue-like infection and is difficult to diagnose. ,, The interesting concern on Zika virus infection is its effect on red blood cells. Several emerging infections have important findings on relationship with anemia. , Those findings imply the possible pathomechanism of viral infection that affects red blood cells. Here, the authors analyzed the data on 7 Thai cases,  and it is found that there is no anemic presentation. Based on this finding, Zika virus should not induce any anemia.
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