Large, persistent epidemic of adenovirus type 4-associated acute respiratory disease in U.S. army trainees.

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Journal Article

In May 1997, a large, persistent epidemic of adenovirus type 4-associated acute respiratory disease began at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, the largest army basic training center. The epidemic lasted until December and declined when vaccine administration resumed. More than 1,000 male and female trainees were hospitalized; 66.1% of those hospitalized had an adenovirus type 4 isolate.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hendrix, RM; Lindner, JL; Benton, FR; Monteith, SC; Tuchscherer, MA; Gray, GC; Gaydos, JC

Published Date

  • November 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 798 - 801

PubMed ID

  • 10603214

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10603214

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid0506.990609

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States