Adenovirus

Adenoviruses are common causes of respiratory illness, but most infections are not severe. They can cause cold-like symptoms, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye (conjunctivitis). You can get an adenovirus infection at any age, but infants and ...1

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Symptoms of Adenovirus

Adenoviruses are common causes of respiratory illness, but most infections are not severe. They can cause cold-like symptoms, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye (conjunctivitis). ...Source: CDC2 ...

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Complications of Adenovirus

Adenoviruses rarely cause serious illness or death. However, infants and people with weakened immune systems, or existing respiratory or cardiac disease, are at higher risk of developing severe illness from an adenovirus infection. ...Source: CDC3 ...

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Causes List for Adenovirus

Some possible causes of Adenovirus or similar disorders may include:4

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Types of Adenovirus

Of the 49 types of adenoviruses, one strain affects the gastrointestinal tract, causing vomiting and diarrhea. ...Source: NIDDK (NIH)5 ...

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Diagnosis of Adenovirus

Adenovirus infections can be identified using antigen detection, polymerase chain reaction, virus isolation, and serology. Adenovirus typing is usually done by hemagglutination-inhibition and/or neutralization with type-specific antisera or by molecular methods. Even if a person has adenovirus ...6

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Risk Factors for Adenovirus

can get an adenovirus infection at any age, but infants and people with weakened immune systems are more likely than others to develop severe illness from adenoviruses. ...Source: CDC7 ...

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Prevention of Adenovirus

Protect Yourself and Others: You can protect yourself and others from adenovirus infection by

  • washing your hands often with soap and water
  • covering your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing
  • not touching your eyes, nose, or mouth
  • avoiding close ...
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References

  1. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ adenovirus/ 
  2. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ adenovirus/ 
  3. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ adenovirus/ about/ symptoms.html
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases/ viral-gastroenteritis
  6. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ adenovirus/ hcp/ diagnosis.html
  7. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ adenovirus/ 

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