Virology & Mycology

Virology & Mycology
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Fifth Disease

Fifth disease is a viral illness caused by parvovirus B19 that occurs common in children between the age of 5-15. It produces red rash on the skin it is also refered to slapped cheek syndrome . Fifth diseases start with the low fever ,head ache ,cold like symptoms ,rash on the face .The rash spread on the face it slowly extend over the nose, mouth throughout the body.Fifth disease,or erythema ,is a mildly to moderately contagious viral infection common school agre children particularly in the winter and spring.Though it can resemble other childhood rashes ,such as rubella or scarlet fever,fifth disease usually begins with distinctive ,sudden appearance of bright red cheeeks that looks as though trhe child has been slapped .The disease is rare in infants and adults and it is usually mild.Fifth disease is spread by respiratory droplets that enter the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes,or through blood.

Related Journals of Fifth Disease

Virology & Mycology, Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases & Practice, Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Journal of Infectious Diseases and Treatment, Journal of Infectious Diseases & Therapy, Journal of Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis, African Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Infectious Diseases, Angiology, Archives of Disease in Childhood, Journal of Infectious Diseases.