Zika virus isolation in semen

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Zika virus (ZIKV) can be sexually transmitted and replicative particles were first detected in a semen sample from a patient during the 2013-14 French Polynesia outbreak. Here we describe the virus isolation from semen of a patient returning to Italy from Brazil.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-198
Number of pages2
JournalNew Microbiologica
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2017


  • Semen
  • Viral isolation
  • Zika virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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