New human adenovirus associated with respiratory illness: candidate adenovirus type 39.


A new human adenovirus was isolated from a stool specimen from a 2-year-old El Salvadorian male hospitalized with severe respiratory illness. The virus, strain D335, is a typical adenovirus by routine classification tests and bears little resemblance to the other 38 adenovirus serotypes by standard hemagglutination inhibition and serum neutralization tests… (More)