Accession Number:

ADA419090

Title:

Two Fatal Cases of Adenovirus-Related Illness in Previously Healthy Young Adults - Illinois, 2000

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

2001-07-06

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Deaths from adenovirus infection are considered rare. Fatal cases are most often reported in children with chronic disease, but they have also been reported in previously healthy young adults. We report the first two adenovirus-related deaths identified in military recruits since vaccination became unavailable.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE