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Parvovirus B19

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Also known as: Parvovirus; Parvo B19
Formal name: Parvovirus B19
Related tests: Reticulocyte Count

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Sources Used in Current Review

De Jong E.P et. al. (May 2006). Parvovirus B19 infection in pregnancy. PubMed. Available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16488187 through http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed. Accessed July 2013.

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Cennimo, D. J. (Updated 30 Mar 2012). Parvovirus B19 Infection. Medscape. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/961063-overview through http://www.edmedicine.medscape.com. Accessed July 2013.

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Clarke, W. and Dufour, D. R., Editors (© 2006). Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry: AACC Press, Washington, DC. Pp 1232.

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Kwon, K. (Updated 2009 March 19). Pediatrics, Fifth Disease or Erythema Infectiosum. Emedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/801732-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed July 2009.

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Servey, J. et. al. (2007 February 1). Clinical Presentations of Parvovirus B19 Infection. American Family Physician [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.aafp.org/afp/20070201/373.html through http://www.aafp.org. Accessed July 2009.

Hillyard, D. and Litwin, C. (Reviewed 2008 July). Parvovirus B 19 – Parvo. ARUP Consult [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arupconsult.com/Topics/InfectiousDz/Viruses/Parvo.html through http://www.arupconsult.com. Accessed July 2009.

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