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.