Human Parvovirus B-19 in Adult • Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center - adult human parvovirus

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Clinical Presentations of Parvovirus B19 Infection - American Family Physician adult human parvovirus


In most children, parvovirus infection is mild and requires little treatment. However, in some adults, the infection can be serious. Parvovirus.

Parvovirus B19 is a virus that infects humans only. B19 infection include painful or swollen joints (polyarthropathy syndrome), which is more common in adults.

Parvovirus B19 is a common infection in adults and children. There are reports of secondary parvovirus infection in immunocompromised.