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Fifth Disease (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Robert Ferry Jr., MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor,

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Irma Nin, MD, Chair of the Clinical Section, Medical Director of Emergency Care Center, Bon Secours Venice Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Kathryn Miller, RN, Vice President of Patient Affairs, Bon Secours Venice Hospital.

Editors: Michael D Burg, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco-Fresno; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James S Cohen, MD, Consulting Staff, James Cohen, PC.


Lamont, R.F., J.D. Sobel, E. Vaisbuch, J.P. Kusanovic, S. Mazaki-Tovi, S.K. Kim, N. Uldbjerg, and R. Romero. "Parvovirus B19 Infection in Human Pregnancy." British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 118 (2011): 175-186.

Servey, J.T., B.V. Reamy, and J. Hodge. "Clinical Presentations of Parvovirus B19 Infection." American Family Physician 75 (2007): 373-376.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/26/2013

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