adenovirus


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any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye

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Generally, adenovirus plays a role as a gene transfer vector or oncolytic virus in cancer therapy, delivering genes with high efficiency to different cell types and allowing high expression of the recombinant protein.
Amerika Birlesik Devletleri Hastalik Kontrol ve Korunma Merkezleri (CDC)'ne gore rotavirus ve adenovirus gastroenteritlerinin tanisinda, taze diski orneklerinde antijen aranmasi prensibine dayali enzim immunoassay ve immunokromatografi yontemleriyle, polimeraz zincir reaksiyonu gibi molekuler yontemler kullanilabilir (7,8).
Testing for adenovirus is not readily available or routine in most pediatricians' offices, and while many hospitals and reference labs offer adenovirus polymerase chain reaction testing as part of a comprehensive respiratory virus panel, the test can be expensive and unlikely to change management in most ambulatory patients.
Conjunctival swab specimens from four symptomatic patients were sent to the LAC Public Health Laboratory for conventional and shell vial culture (used for adenovirus detection) (2) and detection by fluorescent monoclonal antibody staining; adenovirus was detected in two specimens.
The University Health Center said it became aware of a student's adenovirus case Nov.
The strain of adenovirus that has sickened children at the Wanaque is a type, number seven, that is common to communal settings such as nursing homes and military bases.
In addition, seven genetically related FAdV isolates were from fowl adenovirus type 11 in D species.
The department said in a statement on Friday that the latest death involved a child who was "medically fragile with respiratory illness." It said it did not have laboratory confirmation of adenovirus in the child.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adenovirus can be found on surfaces, such as doorknobs, objects and water in swimming pools and small lakes.
Upon implementation for clinical use, depending on what orders were received, HSV1/2, VZV, adenovirus, and/or parvovirus B19 were run concurrently.
The findings, according to the study, suggest that adenovirus Type 4 may be an underestimated cause of acute respiratory disease among adults in the general population.
Human adenovirus type 4 (HAdV-4), the only human adenovirus classified within species E, was first identified in the early 1950s in association with military outbreaks of febrile respiratory illness and is well-recognized worldwide as a prevalent causative agent of acute respiratory disease (ARD) and ocular disease (1-6).
Polymerase chain reaction [PCR] assays of CSF for influenza virus, herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, adenovirus, enterovirus, cytomegalovirus, human herpesvirus- 6, epstein-barr virus, and varicella zoster virus were all negative" should be corrected to "Multiplex polymerase chain reaction [PCR] assays of CSF for herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, adenovirus, enterovirus, cytomegalovirus, human herpesvirus-6 and -7, Epstein-Barr virus, varicella zoster virus, parechovirus, parvovirus B19 (Neuro 9 Detection, Fast Track Diagnostic, Malta) and influenza virus type A and B, parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, human bocavirus, human coronavirus, enterovirus, and rhinovirus (Allplex Respiratory Panel Assays, Seegene, South Korea) were all negative."
More than 100 different viruses can infect children with adenovirus (AdV) accounting for 3-5% [3] of respiratory disease: 2-10% of bronchiolitis, 3-9% of croup, and 4-10% of pneumonia [1, 4].