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What is Adenoviruses?

What is Adenoviruses?

  • Adenoviruses: Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments.
  • Adenoviruses: nonenveloped, ds-DNA in single linear molecule, at least 10 polypeptides, assembly of virus particle in nucleus of usually one host, transmission by direct or indirect contact with urine or feces in throat or eye.
    Source - Diseases Database

Adenoviruses: Introduction

Types of Adenoviruses:

Broader types of Adenoviruses:

How many people get Adenoviruses?

Prevalance of Adenoviruses: The enteric adenovirus causes 5-20% of the gastroenteritis in young children, and is the second most common cause of gastroenteritis in this age group. By 4 years of age, 85% of all children have developed immunity to the disease. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Who gets Adenoviruses?

Profile for Adenoviruses: Only young children seem to develop illness caused by the enteric adenoviruses. Infection with these viruses is widespread and seems to result in development of immunity. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book) ... Adenoviruses and astroviruses cause diarrhea mostly in young children, but older children and adults can also be affected. (Source: excerpt from Viral Gastroenteritis: DVRD)

How serious is Adenoviruses?

Complications of Adenoviruses: see complications of Adenoviruses

What causes Adenoviruses?

Causes of Adenoviruses: see causes of Adenoviruses

What are the symptoms of Adenoviruses?

Symptoms of Adenoviruses: see symptoms of Adenoviruses

Complications of Adenoviruses: see complications of Adenoviruses

Seasonality of Adenoviruses: adenovirus infections occur throughout the year. (Source: excerpt from Viral Gastroenteritis: DVRD)

Can anyone else get Adenoviruses?

More information: see contagiousness of Adenoviruses
Inheritance: see inheritance of Adenoviruses

Adenoviruses: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adenoviruses.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adenoviruses.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adenoviruses: Gastroenterologist, Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adenoviruses.
Treatments for Adenoviruses: see treatments for Adenoviruses
Prevention of Adenoviruses: see prevention of Adenoviruses

Name and Aliases of Adenoviruses

Main name of condition: Adenoviruses

Class of Condition for Adenoviruses: viral

Other names or spellings for Adenoviruses:


Adenoviruses: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Adenoviruses:


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