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Causes of Adenoviruses

Primary Cause of Adenoviruses

The primary cause of Adenoviruses is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Adenoviruses: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Adenoviruses, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Adenoviruses:

Adenoviruses: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Adenoviruses: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Adenoviruses?

Article excerpts about the causes of Adenoviruses:
Adenoviruses are medium-sized (90-100 nm), nonenveloped icosohedral viruses containing double-stranded DNA. There are 49 immunologically distinct types (6 subgenera: A through F) that can cause human infections. Adenoviruses are unusually stable to chemical or physical agents and adverse pH conditions, allowing for prolonged survival outside of the body. (Source: excerpt from Adenoviruses: DVRD)

Related information on causes of Adenoviruses:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Adenoviruses may be found in:


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