General Virology and DNA Viruses
Which of the following conditions would put an individual at increased risk for serious chronic illness following an infection with parvovirus B19? (AIPG 12)
|A||Immunization with a live measles vaccine|
|B||Having sickle cell disease|
|C||Caring for a pet with canine parvoviral infection|
|D||Coinfection with influenza A virus|
a. More serious complications of parvoviral B19 infection, such as aplastic crisis, can occur in hosts with sickle cell disease or other chronic hemolytic anemias;
b. Answers A, C, D are incorrect as they are not associated with serious complications of parvovirus B19 infection.