An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species. An infection is, in effect, a war in which the infecting organism seeks to utilize the host's resources in order to multiply at the expense of the host. The infecting organism, or pathogen, interferes with the normal functioning and perhaps the survival of the host. ...


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... If your child is exposed to someone with roseola and becomes infected with the virus, it generally takes a week or two for signs and symptoms of infection to appear — if they appear at all. It''...
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... The most common cause of roseola is the human herpes virus 6 (HHV6), but the cause also can be another herpes virus — human herpes virus 7 (HHV7). These herpes viruses are related to, but differ...
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Viral Infections Prevention

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... Because there''s no vaccine to prevent roseola, the best you can do to prevent the spread of roseola is avoid exposing your child to an infected child. If your child is sick with roseola, keep him or ...
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Viral Infections Treatment

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... Occasionally children with roseola experience a seizure brought on by a rapid rise in body temperature. If this happens, your child might briefly lose consciousness and jerk his or her arms, legs or h...
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... Most children recover fully from roseola within a week of the onset of the fever. With your doctor''s advice, you can give your child over-the-counter medications to reduce fever, such as acetaminophe...
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... Roseola will likely keep your child home for a few days. When staying home with your child, plan low-key activities that you both will enjoy. If your child is sick and you have to return to work, recr...
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Viral Infections Other

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... Roseola is a generally mild viral illness that usually affects babies and young children. The condition typically causes several days of fever, followed by a rash. Two common strains of the herpes vir...
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Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease (CIBD) Information Page
... Cytomegalic inclusion body disease (CIBD) is caused by infection from the cytomegalic virus (CMV), a type of herpes virus that can lie dormant after initial infection and then reactivate periodically ...
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