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ID:573 Parvovirus B19 IgM
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DescriptionParvovirus B19 the causative agent of erythema infectiosum also known as "slapped cheek syndrome" or "fifth disease" can also cause hydrops fetalis during pregnancy, aplastic crisis in sickle cell disesea or hereditary spherocytosis and cause arthralgia. In primary infection a rash can occur and B19 should be excluded as a cause for a rash in pregnancy.
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Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentVirology
SampleSerum
TubeSerum Gel Tube
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions
Min. Vol2 mL
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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT5 days
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT5 days
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.

Originally edited by : D Bennett. Review due on 04/07/2017 10:13:31. Published By K Roberts on 04/07/2016 10:13:31.