Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 6th, 1998
Eighteen cases of pneumonia developed during the outbreak of adenovirus infection in a chronic psychiatric care facility, and four cases developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and septic shock.
"These patients constitute the largest series of patients with ARDS and septic shock caused by adenovirus pneumonia and the first outbreak of multiple cases of adenovirus pneumonia in immunocompetent civilian adults occurring from a single source," James R. Klinger and colleagues wrote ("Multiple Cases of...
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