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FactSheet: Parvovirus B19 and ‘fifth disease’

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 11(5) 83 - 83 Published: 2000

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Abstract

Parvovirus B19 is a virus that commonly (and only) infects humans. About 50 per cent of all adults have been infected sometime during childhood or adolescence.