Feb 5, 1998
How do you get infected with this virus, what meds are they too take
Response from Mr. Molaghan
Parvovirus is transmitted through respiratory secretions and contaminated blood products (via blood transfusion). Vertical transmission (from mother to fetus) has also been well documented. Although the exact incidence of Parvovirus is unknown, several studies have shown that it is prevalent in many people with HIV disease and AIDS. The most dramatic symptom of this infection is profound anemia. Once the diagnosis has been made, patients are usually treated with intravenous immunoglobulin.
low body temperature
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