Parvovirus (IFA)

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily (Immunofluorescence)

Units: Titer

Range: Any positive IgG result indicates past infection. Positive IgM may indicate current infection.

Remarks: Parvovirus B19 can cuse a wide spectrum of diseases including mainly exanthematous illness (erythema infectiosum), transient aplastic crises associated with chronic haemolytic anaemia, arthritis or arthralgias and others. IgM antibody can be detected in the acute or the early convelenscent fase of the illness. IgG antibody can be found in 30 - 50% of healthly adults.


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