Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Baby Measles Prevention

Prevention of roseola includes:

  • Avoid exposure to viruses:
    • Avoid close contact with anyone who has a rash.
    • Do not share cups or eating utensils.
    • Wash hands frequently with soapy water.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Baby Measles References
  1. Leach CT. Human herpesvirus-6 and -7 infections in children: agents of roseola and other syndromes. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2000 Jun;12(3):269-74. [10836165]
  2. Stoeckle MY. The spectrum of human herpesvirus 6 infection: from roseola infantum to adult disease. Annu Rev Med. 2000;51:423-30. [10774474]
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