Birth Defects Among Fetuses and Infants of US Women With Evi
Question > What proportion of fetuses and infants of women in the United States with laboratory evidence of possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy have birth defects?

Findings > Based on preliminary data from the US Zika Pregnancy Registry, among 442 completed pregnancies, 6% overall had a fetus or infant with evidence of a Zika virus–related birth defect, primarily microcephaly with brain abnormalities, whereas among women with possible Zika virus infection during the first trimester, 11% had a fetus or infant with a birth defect.

Meaning > These findings support the importance of screening pregnant women for Zika virus exposure....

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