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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

Dispatch

Placental Transmission of Human Parvovirus 4 in Newborns with Hydrops, Taiwan

Mao-Yuan ChenComments to Author , Shiu-Ju Yang, and Chien-Ching Hung
Author affiliations: National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

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Table 1

Clinical information about 6 infants with hydrops, Taiwan, 2000–2009*

Patient Sex Delivery Gestational age, wk Birthweight, g Hydrops signs Hemoglobin, g/dL Transfusion† Platelets, 103/μL Outcome
A F CS 35 2,846 Pericardial effusion, polyhydramnios 8.1 Yes NA Survived
B M Vaginal 40 2,468 Pleural effusion, skin edema 7.9 Yes 183 Survived
C F CS 32 3,070 Pleural effusion, skin edema 7.8 Yes 22 Died
D M CS 35 3,030 Ascites, pericardial effusion 4.1 Yes 6 Survived
E M Vaginal 27 1,450 Pleural effusion, skin edema 13 No 232 Survived
F M CS 32 2,634 Ascites, pleural effusion 12 No 76 Died

*CS, cesarean section; NA, not available.
†All transfusions were given after delivery. Blood samples were collected on the second (patients A–D) or third (E, F) day after delivery.

*CS, cesarean section; NA, not available.
†All transfusions were given after delivery. Blood samples were collected on the second (patients A–D) or third (E, F) day after delivery.

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