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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 2

Antibody to B19V and PARV4 and detection of viral DNA in mothers and newborns, Taiwan, 2000–2009*

Case and patient
B19V

PARV4
Antibody
DNA
Antibody
DNA
A
Mother IgM+, IgG+; anti-VP1 and 2 + IgM+, IgG+ +
Newborn
IgM–, IgG+; anti-VP1 and 2
+

IgM–, IgG+
+
B
Mother IgM–, IgG+ to VP2 only IgM–, IgG+ +
Newborn
IgM–, IgG+; to VP2 only


IgM–, IgG+
+
C
Mother IgM–, IgG– IgM weak +, IgG– +
Newborn
IgM–, IgG–


IgM–, IgG–

D
Mother IgM–, IgG– IgM weakly positive, IgG– +
Newborn
IgM–, IgG–


IgM–, IgG–
+
E
Mother
IgM weakly positive, IgG+, to VP2 only


IgM+, IgG+
+
F
Newborn IgM–, IgG+; to VP2 only IgM–, IgG+ +

*B19V, parvovirus B19 virus; PARV4, parvovirus 4; Ig, immunoglobulin; +, positive; VP, viral protein; –, negative.

*B19V, parvovirus B19 virus; PARV4, parvovirus 4; Ig, immunoglobulin; +, positive; VP, viral protein; –, negative.

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