Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 30th, 2005
According to a recent report from England, "Numerous outbreaks of adenovirus infection from different types of health care settings, except a hematology unit, have been reported. This is the first report describing an outbreak of adenovirus infection causing diarrhea among adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients."
"Six of 21 patients from the outbreak cohort were affected with diarrhea. Electron microscopy, cell culture, and direct DNA sequencing of amplicons generated from stool and blood samples were used to investigate this outbreak," wrote H. Jalal and...
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