Active Ingredients: Ivermectin
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The immature virion matures in the trans-Golgi network, where furin cleaves pr from prM, resulting in membrane M protein. Immature virions have a diameter of approximately 60 nm with the C protein on the internal side of the lipid membrane and a spiky surface with 60 trimetric projections of E and prM heterodimers.
The immature virions bud out of the ER, into the Golgi apparatus, and then mature in the trans-Golgi network. The low pH of the trans-Golgi network induces a reorganization of the spiky E—prM heterodimer on the immature virion into a herringbone-like array of E homodimers parallel to the viral surface.
This structural reorganization induces cleavage of the prM by the host protease, furin, maturing the virus, reducing its diameter to approximately 50 nm, and inducing exocytosis. Pathogenesis and Clinical Presentations ZIKV is primarily transmitted to human hosts by the Aedes genus mosquito vector during blood feeds.
In addition to blood, ZIKV has been isolated from human urine, saliva, breast milk, cervical mucus, and semen.
Both male-to-female and female-to-male sexual ZIKV transmission has been reported. Of the symptomatic cases, the typical clinical presentation is a nonspecific, self-limiting flu-like syndrome with myalgias, arthralgias, fever, headache, rash, conjunctivitis, and fatigue.
These viruses are spread by the same vectors, in the same endemic areas as ZIKV, rendering ZIKV diagnosis based on clinical grounds alone challenging.
ZIKV-related GBS, first described in the French Polynesian outbreak, is an acute polyradiculoneuropathy with transient or permanent flaccid paralysis and loss of motor function.
Symptoms begin distally with variable proximal progression. In the Brazilian outbreak, cases of ZIKV infection of pregnant women were linked to microcephaly in the developing fetus.
ZIKV has since been confirmed as the causal agent.
In addition to microcephaly, additional fetal neural anomalies caused by ZIKV have been characterized, and the overall phenotype is now termed congenital Zika syndrome. Ivermectin is a safe drug with activity against a wide range of internal and external parasites and it is used widely in both veterinary and human medicine.
Ivermectin has a secondary effect on ectoparasites that feed on recently treated individuals, including activity against Anopheles vectors at concentrations present in human blood after standard doses.
Consequently, IVM has emerged as a potential tool for malaria control. Ivermectin MDA provides a unique insecticide dissemination route via mosquito ingestion of the compound through a blood meal rather than physical contact as most insecticides are delivered.
In Anopheles vectors, IVM acts as an agonist of glutamate-gated chloride channels, causing flaccid paralysis and eventual death.
Both in vitro and in vivo studies have shown that a blood meal containing IVM cause a significant reduction in the adult Anopheles lifespan, with secondary sub-lethal effects delaying time to re-feed, a sporontocidal effect, reductions in fecundity and egg hatch rate, and even reduced locomotor activity.