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Adenoviruses: Introduction

Adenoviruses: Enteric adenoviruses represent serotypes 40 and 41 of the family Adenoviridae. These viruses contain a double-stranded DNA surrounded by a distinctive protein capsid ... more about Adenoviruses.

Adenoviruses: Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Adenoviruses is available below.

Symptoms of Adenoviruses

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Adenoviruses: Complications

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Causes of Adenoviruses

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Misdiagnosis and Adenoviruses

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Adenoviruses: Animations

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Article Excerpts about Adenoviruses

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Enteric adenoviruses represent serotypes 40 and 41 of the family Adenoviridae. These viruses contain a double-stranded DNA surrounded by a distinctive protein capsid of about 70 nm diameter. Mature virions have a buoyant density in CsCl of about 1.345 g/ml. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Adenoviruses: DVRD (Excerpt)

Adenoviruses most commonly cause respiratory illness; however, depending on the infecting serotype, they may also cause various other illnesses, such as gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, and rash illness. Symptoms of respiratory illness caused by adenovirus infection range from the common cold syndrome to pneumonia, croup, and bronchitis. Patients with compromised immune systems are especially susceptible to severe complications of adenovirus infection. Acute respiratory disease (ARD), first recognized among military recruits during World War II, can be caused by adenovirus infections during conditions of crowding and stress. (Source: excerpt from Adenoviruses: DVRD)

Definitions of 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)


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