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Parvoviruses have always been a bit of a mystery because they are very fussy about the types of cell they will grow in. Continue reading
Clever parvovirus – small, but perfectly formed. Continue reading
With a recurrent pandemic of newly emerging viruses worldwide, there is strong interest in uncovering novel viruses that can infect humans. Continue reading
Human bocavirus (HBoV) was discovered in 2005. There remains the possibility that HBoV infections depend on helper viruses or at least contribute synergistically to clinical disease. Continue reading
Human parvovirus B19 is the etiological agent of fifth disease seen in children, aplastic crisis in sickle cell disease patients, chronic anemia in immunocompromised patients, and hydrops fetalis in pregnant women. 35 years after its discovery, it was still not possible to propagate B19 in vitro in a productive and sustainable manner. Continue reading