Apr 10, 2007 · Answer. Parvovirus B19 is a virus common in school age children particularly at this time of year. In children, it is often called Fifth’s Disease or erythema infectiosum. It presents as a fever and a flat red skin rash on the face “slapped cheeks” and occasionally on the palms and soles of the feet.Author: Alan Matsumoto, M.D. Dec 06, 2018 · Parvovirus B19 (B19V) is a single-stranded DNA virus of the family Parvoviridae and genus Erythrovirus. Although parvoviruses commonly cause disease in animals, it was only in 1975 that the first human pathogen of this family was discovered by Cossart and colleagues while screening normal blood bank donors' sera for the hepatitis antigen (one.
Aug 15, 2005 · Parvovirus 19 infection is common in the general population, with a seroprevalence of 60%–70% among blood donors ; therefore, intravenous immunoglobulin is a good source of neutralizing antibodies, because it is a pooled product.Cited by: 4. Sep 03, 2010 · Canine parvovirus infection occurs worldwide in domestic dogs and other members of the dog family. Incidence is higher in animal shelters, pet stores, and breeding kennels. CPV can affect dogs at any age. Severe infection is most common in puppies between 6 weeks and 4 months old. All breeds of dogs are susceptible.Cited by: 27.