Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 23 - Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, and Systemic Diseases - Self Quiz - Page 771: 21


(e) a, b, and c

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Fifth disease is caused by parvovirus B19 that destroys stem cells that give rise to red blood cells. It is common in children aged 5 to 14 and is not a concern unless the afflicted has chronic hemolytic anemia or an immunodeficiency and gets its name from a nineteenth-century list of childhood rash diseases.
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