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Hematologic diseases such as transient PRC aplastic crisis, hydrops fetalis and single or multiple transient parvovirus-related cytopenias (neutropenia, autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura, pancytopenia) are also seen in immunocompetent patients (4), (5), (7-10), (39).
Nucleotide sequence and genome organization of human parvovirus B19 isolated from the serum of a child during aplastic crisis.
One such agent, human parvovirus B19, was "a virus looking for a disease' until 1981--when it was first associated with aplastic crisis, a shutdown of the bone marrow's production of blood cells, says Larry Anderson of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta.