Author(s): Sagrika Shukla, Ashi Chug, Ravi Gupta, Tejashwini B Kotian


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00788.X   

Address: Dr. Sagrika Shukla1, Dr. Ashi Chug2, Dr. Ravi Gupta3*, Dr. Tejashwini B Kotian4
1Senior Resident, Dept of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh – 249203.
2Associate Professor, Department of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh (UK)- 249203, India.
3Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal -576104, Karnataka, India.
4Resident (Secondary DNB), Department of Pathology, BARC Hospital, Mumbai.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 9,     Year - 2020

Objectives: To review Zika virus, it’s clinical manifestation and possible medical and dental clinical updates. Data Sources: Articles published on Zika virus in indexed and non-indexed journals in electronic database (MedLine, Pubmed, Embase) news and research based scientific forum were evaluated and the ones suited the authors’s requirement have been referenced. Conclusion: Zika virus, an old virulence but new to the modern world, which has been causing panic among health workers with its signs of creating microcephaly amongst new borns, might also be responsible for possible medical and dental problems especially related to oral hygiene and developmental delays. However, further research is required in understanding of the virus and its direct association with oral cavity apart from Apthae ulcer.

Cite this article:
Sagrika Shukla, Ashi Chug, Ravi Gupta, Tejashwini B Kotian. Zika virus implications in Medical and Dental Field : A Literature Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2020; 13(9):4464-4468. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00788.X

Sagrika Shukla, Ashi Chug, Ravi Gupta, Tejashwini B Kotian. Zika virus implications in Medical and Dental Field : A Literature Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2020; 13(9):4464-4468. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00788.X   Available on:

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