Viral Infections

  • Author: Jin S. Suh, MD, FACP (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/26/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Histopathologic detection of giant pronormoblasts with intranuclear inclusions on bone marrow biopsy is highly suggestive of parvovirus infection
    • Confirmation via polymerase chain reaction assay is recommended[Manaresi 2002]

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