12/10/2012

Adenovirus Serotype 14 Infection, New Brunswick, Canada, 2011 (Emerg Infect Dis., abstract, edited)

[Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal, full text: (LINK). Abstract, edited.]

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Adenovirus Serotype 14 Infection, New Brunswick, Canada, 2011

Gabriel Girouard, Richard Garceau, Louise Thibault, Youcef Oussedik, Nathalie Bastien, and Yan Li

Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centre hospitalier universitaire Dr-Georges-L.-Dumont, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (G. Girouard, R. Garceau, L. Thibault, Y. Oussedik); Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (N. Bastien, Y Li)

 

Abstract

We describe 3 culture-proven cases of adenovirus serotype 14 infection in New Brunswick, Canada, during the summer of 2011. Strains isolated from severely ill patients were closely related to strains of a genomic variant, adenovirus 14p1, circulating in the United States and Ireland. Physicians in Canada should be aware of this emerging adenovirus.

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