Chapter 47. Parvovirus B19 Infection

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Maureen P. Malee MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch47

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Malee, M. P. (2005) Parvovirus B19 Infection, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch47

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. Jackson Memorial Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1611 North West 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136-1094, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • parvovirus B19 infection;
  • parvovirus B19 infection - single-stranded DNA virus;
  • erythema infectiosum (EI);
  • transient aplastic crisis (TAC);
  • B19 infection, causing rash illness;
  • arthralgias, sometimes accompanied by inflammatory changes;
  • intrauterine B19 infection, causing fetal anemia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology

  • Epidemiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Fifth Disease

  • Conclusions

  • Suggested Reading