human parvovirus B19


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parvovirus

 [pahr´vo-vi″rus]
a group of extremely small, morphologically similar, ether-resistant DNA viruses, including the adeno-associated viruses.
human parvovirus B19 B19 virus.
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Aranyi et al., "Observations on human parvovirus B19 infection diagnosed in 2011," Orvosi Hetilap, vol.
Phylogenetic analysis of human parvovirus B19, indicating two subgroups of genotype 1 in Vietnamese patients.
The prevalence and persistence of human parvovirus B19 infection in thalassemic patients.
Human parvovirus B19 induces cell cycle arrest at G(2) phase with accumulation of mitotic cyclins.
Pathogenesis of human parvovirus B19 in rheumatic disease.
LAS VEGAS -- Acute maternal infection with human parvovirus B19 was associated with a 4% rate of fetal loss in a small study reported at the annual meeting of the National Medical Association.
Disease-causing agents that are reproductive hazards and their corresponding preventive measures include: cytomegalovirus (good hygienic practices such as handwashing); hepatitis B virus (vaccination); human immunodeficiency virus (practice universal precautions); human parvovirus B19 (good hygienic practices such as handwashing); German measles (vaccination before pregnancy if no prior immunity); toxoplasmosis (good hygiene practices such as handwashing); chicken pox (vaccination before pregnancy if no prior immunity).
In 1975 human parvovirus B19 was identified inadvertently by researchers screening blood for hepatitis B.
One such agent, human parvovirus B19, was "a virus looking for a disease' until 1981--when it was first associated with aplastic crisis, a shutdown of the bone marrow's production of blood cells, says Larry Anderson of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta.
In particular, human parvovirus B19 (B19V) was detected from one pregnant plasma sample (patient 10039) using cfRNA-seq.

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