Adenovirus Type 21 Outbreak Among Lung Transplant Patients at a Large Tertiary Care Hospital.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Here we summarize an April 2016, 7-patient cluster of human adenovirus (HAdV) infections in a cardiothoracic surgery intensive care unit. We show that the patients were infected with a single HAdV21b type. Rapid HAdV typing diagnostics and effective antiviral interventions are needed for immunocompromised patients suffering from HAdV infections.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Philo, SE; Anderson, BD; Costa, SF; Henshaw, N; Lewis, SS; Reynolds, JM; Jayakumar, J; Su, YCF; Gray, GC

Published Date

  • August 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 8

Start / End Page

  • ofy188 -

PubMed ID

  • 30151413

Pubmed Central ID

  • 30151413

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2328-8957

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ofid/ofy188


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States