Nosocomial adenovirus infection in a paediatric respiratory unit.

@article{Wesley1993NosocomialAI,
  title={Nosocomial adenovirus infection in a paediatric respiratory unit.},
  author={Addison Wesley and M. Pather and David J. Tait},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={1993},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={183-90}
}
We report a nosocomial outbreak due to adenovirus in a paediatric respiratory unit serving a poor socio-economic community. Of 207 children admitted during an eight-month period, 24% were neonates; the median age of the remainder was 10 months. Thirty-two cases were found to be infected with adenovirus and of these 67% died. Nine were already infected with… CONTINUE READING