Gastroenteritis associated with enteric type adenovirus in hospitalized infants

Robert H Yolken, Faye Lawrence, Flora Leister, Howard E. Takiff, Stephen E. Strauss

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Enteric types of adenovirus have recently been identified as a causative agent of infantile gastroenteritis. We utilized enzyme immunoassay and tissue culture techniques to evaluate prospectively the role of ET Ad in diarrhea occurring in hospitalized infants. We found that ET Ad was associated with 14 of 27 cases of diarrhea occurring during a 12-week study period in the late autumn and early winter months; ET Ad was found in the stool of only one of 72 children without diarrhea (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-26
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1982


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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