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eMedTV Germs A-Z
Parvovirus - Rabies Virus
This page contains links to eMedTV Germs containing information on subjects from Parvovirus to Rabies Virus. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Germs
- Parvovirus B19
Parvovirus B19 is a virus that can cause a variety of conditions, including fifth disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this virus, including information about how it is transmitted, the various conditions it can cause, and more.
Poliovirus is a highly contagious virus that only affects humans; as this eMedTV article explains, it is also the cause of polio. This page describes the virus in detail, including information on its transmission, history, and possible eradication.
- Rabies Virus
The rabies virus is an RNA virus that attacks the nervous system in mammals, including humans. This eMedTV page describes how the virus is transmitted (usually by an animal bite) and explains how rabies may cause serious symptoms and even death.