poster | September 8, 2017
Zika Microcephaly Cutoffs Revisited: Nonparametric Methods in Fetal Growth
25th Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in EuropeAuthor:
Jayson D. Wilbur, Eric Ohuma, Luo Xiao, Samer Mouksassi, Ryan Hafen, Representing the Healthy Birth, Growth, and Development knowledge integration (HBGDki) CommunityHBGDki Topics:
Neurocognitive Development, Stunting
- An increase in the number of microcephaly cases in Brazil has been associated with exposure to Zika virus.
- Screening thresholds for microcephaly have been published in terms of newborn head circumference.1
- We evaluated these criteria based on modeling of data about:
- Longitudinal fetal growth trajectories.
- Newborn size.