Human Adenovirus and Human Cytomegalovirus Infections in Preterm Newborns: No Association with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

@article{Proesch2002HumanAA,
  title={Human Adenovirus and Human Cytomegalovirus Infections in Preterm Newborns: No Association with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia},
  author={Susanna Proesch and Uta Lienicke and Christina Priemer and Gisela Flunker and Werner F Seidel and Detlev H. Kr{\"u}ger and Roland Wauer},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={52},
  pages={219-224}
}
Connatal infection with human adenovirus (HAdV) has been recently proposed as a cofactor for the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants [Couroucli et al. 2000 Pediatr Res 47:225–232]. In another study, BPD was associated with an increased incidence of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection [Sawyer et al. 1987 Am J Dis Child 141:303–305]. During a 18-mo study period, we investigated tracheal aspirates or pharyngeal aspirates and urine samples collected during the… CONTINUE READING
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