Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 3rd, 2005
In a recently published article, scientists in the United States conducted a study "to describe an outbreak of adenovirus, type 30, in a neonatal intensive care unit(NICU). This was a retrospective, observational study. An outbreak of adenovirus occurred in an NICU. It lasted 6 months and involved 21 of 333 (6.3%) infants."
"The introduction of infection control measures controlled the outbreak; however, premature discontinuation of the measures resulted in a second wave of cases.
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