[PDF] Parvovirus B19 infection in pregnancy

Source:
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publisher:
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication date:
01 December 2014

Abstract

Objectives: This guideline reviews the evidence relating to the effects of parvovirus B19 on the pregnant woman and fetus, and discusses the management of women who are exposed to, who are at risk of developing, or who develop parvovirus B19 infection in pregnancy

Outcomes: The outcomes evaluated were maternal outcomes including erythema infectiosum, arthropathy, anemia, and myocarditis, and fetal outcomes including spontaneous abortion, congenital anomalies, hydrops fetalis, stillbirth, and long-term effects.