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Fifth Disease During Pregnancy by Cascia T. Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 12:01am Many complications can occur during pregnancy. One, although rare is called Fifth Disease. This got its name because it was the fifth to be found among a group of diseases that cause fever and skin... Please visit The Healthy Moms Magazine for the complete article. Read on »
Fifth disease? by Kris L. Posted Sat 07 Mar 2009 12:29pm So I was doing my Saturday reading and read about Kennedy's rash (Special K's)and went on to read about fifth disease, hmmm, sure sounds like this is close to Kara's rash, click on her picture to enlarge, what do you think moms? Read on »
Dermatologist concurs, it is Fifth Disease by Kris L. Posted Tue 10 Mar 2009 5:20pm She said it was absolutely not strep or an allergic reaction. It is fading, so she said in a week or so, Kara should be fine. At least we got an answer, and I am relieved it was not strep. Read on »
Parvovirus B19 Vaccine by nih.gov Posted Mon 06 May 2013 8:00pm Description of Invention: Parvovirus B19 (B19V) infection causes fifth disease, a disease characterized by rashes to the face and other parts of the body that primarily affects children. However, adults can also develop fifth disease and it can lead to more severe conditions. Patients that are immunocompromised, such as thos ... Read on »
Hematopathology quiz by pathologystudent Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 3:10pm One of our readers sent in a nice quiz that he recently gave to his residents (from medicine, pediatrics and pathology) rotating through hematopathology. It will be posted in three installments so you can get through each part pretty quickly. Take a look and see how many you get right! Answers and explanations are at the end.   1. ... Read on »
Method for Producing Significant Amounts of B19 Virus for Development of Killed or Attenuated Vaccines by nih.gov Posted Tue 17 Jan 2012 7:00pm Description of Invention: Human parvovirus B19 (B19) is a common infection of children and adults and is the cause of fifth disease. B19 selectively infects erythroid progenitor cells of bone marrow, fetal liver and a small number of specialized cell lines. These specific cell lines demonstrate limited infectibility and common ... Read on »
Comprehensive List of Lyme Disease Symptoms by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm Lyme Disease, SYMPTOMS & CHARACTERISTICS, a compilation of peer-reviewed literature reports The classic rash may only occur or have been seen in as few as 30% of cases (many rashes in body hair and indiscreet areas go undetected). Treatment in this early stage is critical. The Lyme Rash If left untreated or treated insufficiently symptoms ma ... Read on »
Parvovirus B19 Codon Optimized Structural Proteins for Vaccine and Diagnostic Applications by nih.gov Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Parvovirus B19 (B19V) is the only known pathogenic human parvovirus. Infection by this viral pathogen can cause transient aplastic crisis in individuals with high red cell turnover, pure red cell aplasia in immunosuppressed patients, and hydrops fetalis during pregnancy. In children, B19V most commo ... Read on »
Plausible Multiple Sclerosis? No Way! by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:36pm As I stated in the beginning to this series of articles on Lyme Disease, I experienced at least 8 years of being critically and chronically ill. Doctors could not figure out what was causing the symptoms. Oh yes, they would guess that it maybe Arthritis, Lymphoma, Fibromyalgia, and the last diagnosis...PLAUSIBLE Multiple Scle ... Read on »
Detection of the Abnormal Isoform of the Prion Protein Associated With Chronic Wasting Disease in the Optic Pathways of the Brai by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 9:49pm Detection of the Abnormal Isoform of the Prion Protein Associated With Chronic Wasting Disease in the Optic Pathways of the Brain and Retina of Rocky Mountain Elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) T. R. Spraker1, K. I. O’Rourke2, T. Gidlewski3, J. G. Powers4, J. J. Greenlee5, and M. A. Wild4 Abstract Eyes and nuclei of the visual pathways in the brain ... Read on »