Flashcards in Parvovirus Infection Pregnancy Deck (7)
Adult parvovirus signs/symptoms?
Malaise, arthralgias/myalgias, reticular (lacy) rash
Pregnant patients with negative IgG and negative IgM for parvovirus – when to still be concerned?
If less than 20 days from possible exposure; repeat test in 1-2 weeks
Parvovirus – type of virus?
Single-stranded DNA virus
Gestational age most at risk?
Excess fluid and body cavities (ascites, skin edema, pericardial effusion, pleural effusion)
Less than 20 weeks
Sinusoidal heart rate pattern? Indicates?
Fetal heart rate pattern with 3-5 sine waves per minute
Severe fetal anemia or asphyxia
Patients infected with parvovirus B 19 – how to follow?
Weekly fetal ultrasounds for 10 weeks to assess for fetal hydrops