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Table 1 Frequency distribution of pregnant women infected with ZIKV according to the standard of care received (n = 11)

From: Health demands and care of children with congenital Zika syndrome and their mothers in a Brazilian state

First contact of the pregnant woman with the health service due to suspected ZIKV infectionAny moment during pregnancyPHCI or ECUIdentification of ZIKV fever symptoms8 (73%)
PHCI or ECUSymptomatic prescription (acetaminophen or dipyrone)5 (45%)
PHCI or ECUCollection of blood and urine for testing6 (55%)
PHCI or ECUOrientation about the disease and its consequences4 (36%)
Routine prenatal follow-upThroughout pregnancyPHCIMinimum of 6 prenatal consultations9 (82%)
PHCIHigh-risk prenatal referral4 (36%)
Specialized centerImaging examinations7 (64%)
High-risk prenatal careFrom suspicion or diagnosisSpecialized centerConducting expert consultations4 (36%)
Specialized centerLaboratory and imaging tests
Articulation with the social assistance networkFrom suspicion or diagnosisPHCI or RCSAIdentification of social vulnerability and referral to reception and care in the RCSA0 (0%)
RCSAFeasibility of social benefits0 (0%)
Assistance to pregnant women carrying a fetus with suspected or diagnosed malformationsFrom suspicion or diagnosisPHCI or specialized centerMental health support by health staff0 (0%)
Childbirth CareDay of birthMaternity hospitalDelivery as planned during prenatal care8 (73%)
Collection of maternal biological material for laboratory tests10 (91%)
  1. Abbreviations: ECU Emergency care unit, RCSA Reference Center for Social Assistance, PHCI Public health care institution, ZIKV Zika virus