Human parvovirus B19-associated disease in bone marrow transplantation

  title={Human parvovirus B19-associated disease in bone marrow transplantation},
  author={PD Dr. M. Schleuning and Dr. med. Gundula J{\"a}ger and PD Dr. E. Holler and Dr. Murray W. Hill and Dr. C. Thomssen and PD Dr. C. Denzlinger and Dr. T. Lorenz and Dr. G. Ledderose and Prof. Dr. Dr. W. Wilmanns and Prof. Dr. H. -J. Kolb},
Human parvovirus B19 can persist in immunocompromised patients and may produce severe clinical illness. In this retrospective study the incidence of B19-associated infections in bone marrow transplant patients was investigated. During 1 year 60 patients received bone marrow grafts (eight autografts and 52 allogeneic transplantations). In case of early onset, atypical or steroid-resistant erythrodermia the patients' blood and/or tissue specimens were screened for B19 infection by polymerase… CONTINUE READING


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