2016 - TID Conference

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Session 4 : Post-Transplant - Late Complications/Hot Topics

4.0 - Arbovirus Infections - Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Presenter: Ligia, Pierotti, São Paulo, Brazil

Arboviruses continuing to emerge and re-emerge, causing numerous outbreaks with global distribution, not limited to tropical or developing countries. In this lecture, the most relevant challenges of Dengue virus (DENV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and zika virus  (ZIKV) will be review. This talk will up to date of epidemiological scenario in the world, the clinical presentation and management of these disease, the current available laboratory diagnosis support and its limitation, and the prevention strategies, including the discussion about the potential risk of transmission from donor organ and tissue grafts.

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