Phylogenetic analysis of Zika virus based on partial E gene nucleic acid sequence

  • Rafael Ferreira
Keywords: Zika virus, RNA, clinical symptoms, Phylogenetic analysis


Zika virus is an emerging arthropod borne virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. The virus belongs to the genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae, and is closely related to other flaviviruses of public health relevance including dengue, yellow fever and West Nile viruse.