Jun 12, 2018 · Ishikawa A, Yoto Y, Tsugawa T, Tsutsumi H. Quantitation of human parvovirus B19 DNA in erythema infectiosum and aplastic crisis. J Med Virol. 2014 Jun 24.. Aravindh R, Saikia UN, Mishra B, et al. Persistence of human parvovirus B19 in tissues from adult individuals: a comparison with serostatus and its clinical utility. Erythema infectiosum (fifth disease). Erythema infectiosum is a mild childhood disease that is caused by human parvovirus B19. This condition develops after a mean incubation period of 14 days.
It is now known that parvovirus B19 is the only etiologic agent of erythema infectiosum.17. The classic course of erythema infectiosum can be divided into three distinct stages. The first stage Cited by: 52. Sep 04, 2017 · What is erythema infectiosum? Erythema infectiosum is a common childhood infection causing a slapped cheek appearance and a rash. It is also known as fifth disease and human erythrovirus infection. What is the cause of erythema infectiosum? Erythema infectiosum is caused by an erythrovirus, EVB19 or Parvovirus B19.