Emergent strain of human adenovirus endemic in Iowa.

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Journal Article

We evaluated 76 adenovirus type 7 (Ad7) isolates collected in Iowa from 1992 to 2002 and found that genome type Ad7d2 became increasingly prevalent. By 2002, it had supplanted all other Ad7 genome types. The association of Ad7d2 with severe illness and death calls for heightened public health concern.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gray, GC; Setterquist, SF; Jirsa, SJ; DesJardin, LE; Erdman, DD

Published Date

  • January 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 127 - 128

PubMed ID

  • 15705336

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15705336

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid1101.040490

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States