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An 8-year-old sickle cell patient arrives at the emergency room in respiratory distress. Over the previous several days, the child has become progressively tired and pale. The child's hemoglobin concentration in the emergency room is 3.1 mg/dL. Which of the following viruses commonly causes such a clinical picture?
  1. Roseola
  2. Parvovirus B19
  3. Coxsackie A16
  4. Echovirus 11
  5. Cytomegalovirus
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2) Parvovirus B19 causes aplastic crises in sickle cell patients.
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parvovirus b 19
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correct it is parvo virus 19
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Parvovirus B19 - aplasticanemia
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