Frequency of human parvovirus B19 infection in intrauterine fetal death.


BACKGROUND Parvovirus B19 is known to cause fetal death in the second trimester, mainly in combination with hydrops fetalis. However, the frequency of parvovirus-B19-associated non-hydropic fetal loss in the late second and third trimester has not been thoroughly investigated. We aimed to investigate the frequency of parvovirus B19 infection in unselected… (More)