Transmission and Epidemiology

Parvovirus B19 is transmitted mainly by droplets via the respiratory route, but contaminated blood products and vertical transmission from mother to fetus represent further important pathways. The incubation period, as defined by the appearance of rashes, is 13-18 days and

Table 1 Properties of plus-strand genomic parvovirus B19 DNA

Genome region

Location (nucleotide)a


Protein properties

5' Palindrome

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Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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