[Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against parvovirus B19 among blood donors from Santiago, Chile].


BACKGROUND Parvovirus B19 (B19) is associated with a wide range of disease manifestations, whose severity depends on the immunological and hematological status of the host. Infection with B19 has been reported worldwide and the prevalence of immunoglobulin G antibodies against B19 increases with age and varies by location and time of the last B19 epidemic… (More)