Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Zika Virus Guidelines?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


January 27, 2016

Amniocentesis performed at 15 weeks of gestation or beyond has lower complication rates. Amniocentesis is not recommended before such time. In cases of live birth with evidence of maternal or fetal Zika virus infection, testing of frozen placental tissue and cord tissue, testing of cord serum, and histopathologic examination of the placenta and umbilical cord are indicated.

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