Prevalence of antibody to human parvovirus B19 in pre-school age/young adult individuals in Shiraz, Iran.

@article{Ziyaeyan2007PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of antibody to human parvovirus B19 in pre-school age/young adult individuals in Shiraz, Iran.},
  author={Mazyar Ziyaeyan and Bahman Pourabbas and Abdolvahab Alborzi and Jalal Mardaneh},
  journal={Pakistan journal of biological sciences : PJBS},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={1763-5}
}
The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of antibody against the human parvovirus B19 among 5-25 year old individuals in Shiraz, southern Iran. Serum samples from 908 individuals (505 female and 403 male) were studied. The patients were categorized into seven age groups. The IgG anti-parvovirus B19 was determined by the commercial ELISA kit. Anti-parvovirus B19 IgG was found in 70.09% of the females and 60.04% of the males in this study. In general, 65.63% of the study… CONTINUE READING