Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 16th, 2002
"It has been proposed that human parvovirus B19 or human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) causes transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC)," explained Gunnar Skeppner and colleagues at Oerebro Medical Center Hospital in Oerebro, Uppsala University Children's Hospital in Uppsala, and the Karolinska Institute's Soeder Hospital in Stockholm.
However, evidence collected by Skeppner and coauthors suggested that these pathogens are not strongly associated with TEC development.
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