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Parvovirus 4 infection and clinical outcome in high-risk populations.

Abstract:

Parvovirus 4 (PARV4) is a DNA virus frequently associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, but its clinical significance is unknown. We studied the prevalence of PARV4 antibodies in 2 cohorts of HIV- and HCV-infected individuals (n = 469) and the correlations with disease status. We found that PARV4 infection frequently occurred in individuals exposed to bloodborne viruses (95% in HCV-HIV coinfected intravenous drug users [IDUs]). There were no c...

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10.1093/infdis/jis291

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Journal:
Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
205
Issue:
12
Pages:
1816-1820
Publication date:
2012-06-01
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Source identifiers:
322711
Language:
English
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uuid:6b3b7bf6-2088-4617-a062-6de7a4e3beab
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2012-12-19

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