Parvovirus B19

Record number: 
Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
12 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Anemia, thrombocytopenia, arthralgias, erythema infectiosum
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
The BM donor was a 19-year-old asymptomatic brother who had parvovirus B19 viraemia at the time of bone marrow harvest. Sequencing VP2gene donor and recipient showed a perfect match of DNA sequences, confirming the mode of transmission.
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
Suggest references: 
Parvovirus B19 transmitted by bone marrow