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Rash Viral Transmission
Facts about the transmission of a viral exanthem:
- People release the virus into the air on droplets of mucus when they sneeze or cough.
- The virus may also spread during contact with infected saliva or nasal mucus.
PubMed Rash Viral References
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- 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. 
- Mankuta D, Bar-Oz B, Koren G. Erythema infectiosum (Fifth disease) and pregnancy. Can Fam Physician. 1999 Mar;45:603-5. 
- Stoeckle MY. The spectrum of human herpesvirus 6 infection: from roseola infantum to adult disease. Annu Rev Med. 2000;51:423-30.