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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007


Parenteral Transmission of the Novel Human Parvovirus PARV4

Peter Simmonds*Comments to Author , Ashleigh Manning*, Rachel Kenneil*, Frances W. Carnie†, and Jeanne E. Bell†
Author affiliations: *University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; †Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom;

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Table 2

Concordance of parvovirus B19 and PARV4 detection between bone marrow and lymphoid tissue*

Virus detected and risk group Lymphoid tissue
Positive Negative
B19 (all risk groups)
Bone marrow
Positive 27 1
Negative 3 29
PARV4 (IDUs and persons with hemophilia)
Bone marrow
Positive 14 1
Negative 2 21

*IDUs, injection drug users.

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