human parvovirus B19

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a group of extremely small, morphologically similar, ether-resistant DNA viruses, including the adeno-associated viruses.
human parvovirus B19 B19 virus.

human parvovirus B19 (pär´vō-vī´rəs),

n also called
Erythema infectiosum or
fifth disease; spread via the upper respiratory tract, this virus impacts on children more strongly than adults.
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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.
One of the most significant aspects of human parvovirus B19 infection is its effect on the fetus.
In a research collaboration with the National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), London, England, scientists have demonstrated that SuperFluids[TM] CFI can inactivate more than 4 logs of human Parvovirus B19 in human serum.
Aplastic crisis induced by human parvovirus B19 as an initial presentation of hereditary spherocytosis.
The putative metal coordination motif in the endonuclease domain of human parvovirus B19 NS1 is critical for NS1 induced S phase arrest and DNA damage.
Although most parvovirus infections in pregnant women don't harm the fetus, human parvovirus B19 (B19V) may cause severe fetal anemia and cardiac failure, potentially leading to nonimmune fetal hydrops.

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