Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 5th, 2006
"Adenovirus infections result in significant morbidity and mortality in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplanted (hSCT) children. Adenovirus from species C and B account for more than 90% of adenoviruses recovered after hSCT.
"However, infections due to adenovirus A31 have been increasingly reported in recent years," scientists writing in the journal Bone Marrow Transplantation report.
According to the authors, "Between April 2002 and April 2005, blood samples obtained every 2 weeks from 58 hSCT children were screened for adenovirus species A...
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