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Parvovirus: Introduction

Parvovirus: Parvoviruses belong to the family Parvoviridae, the only group of animal viruses to contain linear single-stranded DNA. The DNA genome is surrounded by a ... more about Parvovirus.

Parvovirus: A family of viruses that contain the human parvo virus B19. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Parvovirus is available below.

Symptoms of Parvovirus

  • In children: a mild disease with slapped face syndrome
  • Rash on face
  • Fever. In adults: joint pain and inflammation
  • Rash
  • Fever. In sickle cell anaemia patients: failure of blood cells
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Parvovirus

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Parvovirus?

Causes of Parvovirus

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Disease Topics Related To Parvovirus

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Parvovirus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Parvovirus

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called " more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Parvovirus

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Parvovirus: Animations

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Article Excerpts about Parvovirus

Parvoviruses belong to the family Parvoviridae, the only group of animal viruses to contain linear single-stranded DNA. The DNA genome is surrounded by a protein capsid of about 22 nm diameter. The buoyant density of the particle in CsCl is 1.39-1.42 g/ml. The Ditchling, Wollan, Paramatta, and cockle agents are candidate parvoviruses associated with human gastroenteritis. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)


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