Parvovirus B-19

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'
See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Pathogen information
Pathogen information

Additional Information

Fifth Disease: Routine practices (no longer infectious when rash appears).
Aplastic crisis: Droplet/contact precautions required for 7 days.
Immunosuppressed patients with chronic infection: Maintain Droplet/contact precautions for the duration of the hospitalization.