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Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Jul;21(7):1192-6. doi: 10.3201/eid2107.141443.

Severe Pediatric Adenovirus 7 Disease in Singapore Linked to Recent Outbreaks across Asia.

Abstract

During November 2012-July 2013, a marked increase of adenovirus type 7 (Ad7) infections associated with severe disease was documented among pediatric patients in Singapore. Phylogenetic analysis revealed close genetic links with severe Ad7 outbreaks in China, Taiwan, and other parts of Asia.

KEYWORDS:

Ad7; Asia; China; Human adenovirus; Malaysia; Singapore; death; invasive disease; mechanical ventilation; outbreak; viruses

PMID:
26079293
PMCID:
PMC4480382
DOI:
10.3201/eid2107.141443
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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