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Who discovered the parvovirus infection that causes rashes?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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In brief: Cossert

Y. E. Cossert and colleagues first discovered the human parvovirus and published their work in the medical journal the lancet in 1975.
The designation b19 with it refers to the coding of the sample in which it was found while looking for viruses using an electron microscope.

In brief: Cossert

Y. E. Cossert and colleagues first discovered the human parvovirus and published their work in the medical journal the lancet in 1975.
The designation b19 with it refers to the coding of the sample in which it was found while looking for viruses using an electron microscope.
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