Parvovirus B19: a pathogen responsible for more than hematologic disorders

@article{Bltmann2002ParvovirusBA,
  title={Parvovirus B19: a pathogen responsible for more than hematologic disorders},
  author={Burkhard D. B{\"u}ltmann and Karin Klingel and Karl Sotlar and C-Thomas Bock and Reinhard Kandolf},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2002},
  volume={442},
  pages={8-17}
}
The clinical and pathomorphological patterns of parvovirus B19 (PVB19)-associated diseases is the result of a balance between virus, host target cells and immune response. It is a characteristic feature of PVB19 that in patients with various other preexisting diseases, e.g., many hemolytic anemias, immune complex-mediated vasculitic disorders, and primary or secondary immunodeficiencies, the underlying diseases can be triggered, aggravated or complicated by severe organ manifestations… CONTINUE READING