Clinical and molecular features of adenovirus type 2, 3, and 7 infections in children in an outbreak in Taiwan, 2011.

@article{Lin2017ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and molecular features of adenovirus type 2, 3, and 7 infections in children in an outbreak in Taiwan, 2011.},
  author={M-R Lin and S Yang and Y-N Gong and C-C Kuo and Cheng-Hsun Chiu and C. J. Chen and Y-C Hsieh and C-Y Kuo and C-W Fang and K C Tsao and Yhu-Chering Huang},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={110-116}
}
OBJECTIVES We studied paediatric patients with human adenovirus (HAdV) infection during the 2011 outbreak in northern Taiwan to define the clinical features of different HAdV genotypes in children. METHODS Between January and December 2011, 637 patients <19 years of age exhibited culture-confirmed adenoviral infection in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and provided specimens available for genotyping by multiplex real-time PCR. Clinical data were collected retrospectively. RESULTS Excluding… CONTINUE READING