Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 5th, 2004
According to a study from Brazil, "we investigated primary HHV-6, HHV-7 infections as a cause of rashes incorrectly diagnosed as measles in Brazilian children.
"Sera from 124 patients, aged 4 mo to 17 years, from the states of Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo, in whom measles, rubella, and parvovirus B19 infections had been excluded, were studied using indirect immunofluorescence antibody avidity tests; 38 (31%) had evidence of primary HHV-6 and/or HHV-7 infections.
"Twenty four children had primary HHV-6...
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