First report on fatal myocarditis associated with adenovirus infection in Cuba.

@article{Valds2008FirstRO,
  title={First report on fatal myocarditis associated with adenovirus infection in Cuba.},
  author={Odalys Vald{\'e}s and Belsy Acosta and Alexander Pi{\~n}{\'o}n and Clara Sav{\'o}n and Angel Goyenechea and Grehete Gonz{\'a}lez and Guelsys Gonz{\'a}lez and L{\'i}dice Palerm and Luis Sarmiento and Mas Lago Pedro and Pedro Ariel Mart{\'i}nez and Delfina Rosario and Vivian Kour{\'i} and Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Guzm{\'a}n and Alina Llop and Inmaculada Casas and Ma Pilar Perez Bre{\~n}a},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2008},
  volume={80 10},
  pages={1756-61}
}
Myocarditis is caused frequently by viral infections of the myocardium. In the past, enteroviruses (EV) were considered the most common cause of myocarditis in all age groups. Other viruses that cause myocarditis are adenovirus and influenza viruses. Parvovirus B19 infection is associated sometimes with myocarditis. Members of the Herpesviridae family, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) have been associated occasionally with myocarditis. During an atypical outbreak of acute… CONTINUE READING