Article Abstract

LAMP assay for specific detection of Asian and African lineage Zika virus: will it meet the expectations?

Authors: Yaniv Lustig, Danit Sofer, Musa Hindiyeh, Ella Mendelson


The current Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak started in 2015 in Brazil and since then has spread to over 70 countries in South and Central America, Africa and Asia (1).