Parvovirus B19 infection: fifth disease and more
- PARV4: An Emerging Tetraparvovirus. Matthews, Philippa C.; Malik, Amna; Simmons, Ruth; Sharp, Colin; Simmonds, Peter; Klenerman, Paul // PLoS Pathogens;May2014, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1
This article presents information on PARV4, a member of the Parvovirus family first reported in 2005. It is characterised by small, non-enveloped, single-stranded DNA viruses, with an icosahedral capsid. It is one of the only four groups of parvovirus known to infect humans. The origin of PARV4...
- Global Co-Existence of Two Evolutionary Lineages of Parvovirus B19 1a, Different in Genome-Wide Synonymous Positions. Molenaar-de Backer, Marijke W. A.; Lukashov, Vladimir V.; van Binnendijk, Rob S.; Boot, Hein J.; Zaaijer, Hans L.; Vasilaki, Nikos // PLoS ONE;Aug2012, Vol. 7 Issue 8, Special section p1
Parvovirus B19 (B19V) can cause infection in humans. To date, three genotypes of B19V, with subtypes, are known, of which genotype 1a is the most prevalent genotype in the Western world. We sequenced the genome of B19V strains of 65 asymptomatic, recently infected Dutch blood donors, to...
- Parvovirus B19 pneumonia in a child undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Beske, F.; Modrow, S.; Sörensen, J.; Schmidt, H.; Kriener, S.; Allwinn, R.; Klingebiel, T.; Schwabe, D.; Lehrnbecher, T. // Bone Marrow Transplantation;Jul2007, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p89
The article provides information concerning the parvovirus B19 pneumonia in a child undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the U.S. Parvovirus B19 is a single-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) virus, which is preferentially replicates in erythroid progenitor cells....
- Renal Involvement of Human Parvovirus B19 in an Immunocompetent Host. Taylor, Gregory; Faris-Young, Sima; Drachenberg, Cinthia // Clinical Infectious Diseases;1/1/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p167
Discusses a case study which involved a healthy immunocompetent woman who presented with manifestations of acute parvovirus B19 infection. Clinical characteristics of the patient; Diagnostic tests performed; Treatment of the disease.
- Bones hold the key to DNA virus history and epidemiology. Toppinen, M.; Perdomo, M. F.; Palo, J. U.; Simmonds, P.; Lycett, S. J.; Söderlund-Venermo, M.; Sajantila, A.; Hedman, K. // Scientific Reports;11/27/2015, p17226
DNA in human skeletal remains represents an important historical source of host genomic information and potentially of infecting viruses. However, little is known about viral persistence in bone. We searched ca. 70-year-old long bones of putative Finnish casualties from World War II for...
- Immunogenicity and Safety of an EB66 Cell- Culture-Derived Influenza A/Indonesia/5/2005 (H5N1) AS03-Adjuvanted Vaccine: A Phase 1 Randomized Trial. Pellett, Philip E. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;8/15/2015, Vol. 212 Issue 4, p531
Background. Cell-culture-derived (CC) influenza vaccine production methods could provide benefits over classical embryonated-egg technology, including a higher production capacity and the faster creation of a supply that meets demand. Methods. ACC-inactivated split-virus influenza...
- Risks Associated With Human Parvovirus B19 Infection. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/10/89, Vol. 261 Issue 10, p1406
Examines the risks associated with human parvovirus B19 infection. Characteristics of the infection; History of the condition's discovery; Clinical features; Etiologic agents causing the B19 complication, transient aplastic crisis; Congenital anomalies; Epidemiologic features of B19 infection.
- INCIDENCE OF CANINE PARVOVIRAL ENTERITIS IN AND AROUND MHOW REGION OF MADHYA PRADESH. Dongre, Jyoti; Mehta, H. K.; Misraulia, K. S.; Maheshwari, Pawan // Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p75
The article discusses a study conducted on dogs at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex with symptoms of haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) and gastrointestinal disturbances. A total of 100 dogs were screened to calculate incidence of parvo virus confirmed by standard ready kits irrespective of...
- Porcine Hokovirus in Domestic Pigs, Cameroon. Adlhoch, Cornelia; Kaiser, Marco; Kingsley, Manchang T.; Schwarz, Norbert Georg; Ulrich, Markus; de Paula, Vanessa S.; Ehlers, Julian; Löwa, Anna; Daniel, Achukwi M.; Poppert, Sven; Schmidt-Chanasit, Jonas; Ellerbrok, Heinz // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Dec2013, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p2060
A letter to the editor is presented about a study on the occurrence of porcine hokovirus (HoV) in domestic pigs in Cameroon.