Zika virus risk: algorithm for assessing pregnant women

Flowchart for assessing women who have travelled while pregnant to areas with active Zika virus transmission.


Zika virus: algorithm for assessing pregnant women with a history of travel during pregnancy

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This guidance was compiled with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Royal College of Midwives and Health Protection Scotland.

Published 29 January 2016
Last updated 2 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect changes in travel and sexual transmission advice and revised Zika virus risk ratings.
  2. Updated (v8)
  3. Revised (v7) in line with changes to diagnostic testing.
  4. Revised definition of active transmission areas (now 3 months).
  5. Updated to version 5, with revised list of symptoms in the notes section.
  6. Updated to version 4, with changes in box one on the algorithm and footnote 3.
  7. Footnotes 3, 4, 5 and 7 were revised.
  8. v2 published 1 February 2016.
  9. First published.