Parvovirus B19 infection: association with third-trimester intrauterine fetal death.


OBJECTIVE To identify the presence of parvovirus B19 infection as a possible cause of fetal loss in the third trimester. DESIGN Prospective study of women experiencing third-trimester intrauterine fetal death (IUFD). SETTING All cases of IUFD at Danderyd Hospital from 1992 to 1998. POPULATION Ninety-three women with IUFD in 33,759 deliveries (0.3… (More)