Parvovirus B19 in human disease.

@article{Brown1997ParvovirusBI,
  title={Parvovirus B19 in human disease.},
  author={Kevin E. Brown and Neal Young},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={48},
  pages={
          59-67
        }
}
  • Kevin E. Brown, Neal Young
  • Published in Annual review of medicine 1997
  • Medicine
  • Parvovirus B19, the only known human pathogenic parvovirus, is associated with a wide range of disease manifestations. In healthy individuals, the major presentation of B19 infection is erythema infectiosum. In patients with underlying hemolytic disorders, infection is the primary cause of transient aplastic crisis. In immunosuppressed patients, persistent infection may develop that presents as pure red cell aplasia and chronic anemia. In utero infection may result in hydrops fetalis or… CONTINUE READING

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