Detection of the human Parvovirus B19 in nonimmune hydrops fetalis using immunohistochemistry and nested-PCR in formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded placenta and fetal tissues.


The aim of the present study was to determine whether there is an association between Parvovirus B19 infection and hydrops fetalis setting in fetus and neonate. Twenty-nine samples were analyzed by three methods. Each sample was histologically examined for viral nuclear inclusions in fetal organs and placenta, then immunohistochemical study using Parvovirus… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.patbio.2007.11.001


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