The Role of Human Parvovirus B19 in the Pediatric Patients with Pancytopenia?

ÇOLAK M., Kocak A. A., Dinc B., KAYA Z., KOÇAK Ü., Yenicesu I., ...More

CLINICAL LABORATORY, vol.65, no.12, pp.2237-2241, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.7754/clin.lab.2019.190311
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2237-2241
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Parvoviruses are small DNA viruses causing erythema infectiosum, which is known as the fifth disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of Parvovirus B19 DNA by Real-Time-PCR retrospectively in clinical samples of children diagnosed as acute leukemia and aplastic anemia when investigating the cause of pancytopenia and to investigate its relationship with the clinical manifestations.