Zika infection implicated in Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Takeaway

  • A report of 3 patients links positive test results for Zika virus infection with development of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).

Why this matters

  • The incidence of GBS has increased 5- to 10-fold in Suriname since the beginning of the Zika outbreak.

Key results

  • Patient 1...