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Adenoviruses

What are Adenoviruses?

Adenoviruses is a group of viruses that infect the tissue linings of the respiratory tract, the eyes, the intestines, and the urinary tract. Adenoviruses account for about 10% of acute respiratory infections in children. They are a frequent cause of diarrhea.

Adenovirus is very contagious.

How is Adenovirus Spread?

Adenovirus is spread by many different ways. The types of adenovirus that cause respiratory and intestinal infections spread from person to person mainly through coughs or sneezes.

Once a person is exposed to adenovirus, symptoms usually develop between 2 days to 2 weeks later.

Can Adenovirus be Treated?

Adenovirus can be treated. The type of treatment will depend on the condition that the adenovirus causes. Antibiotics is not a proper treatments against adenovirus.

Conditions caused by Adenovirus

Some common conditions caused by adenoviral infections are:

  • Keratoconjunctivitis
    • symptoms: itchy eye, mild stringy or mucous discharge
  • Pharyngoconjunctival fever
    • symptoms: red eyes, a severe sore throat, low-grade fever, swollen lymph nodes
  • Febrile respiratory disease (infection of the respiratory tract)
    • symptoms: fever, sore throat, inflammation of nasal membranes, runny nose, cough, swollen lymph glands
  • Bronchiolitis (inflammation of the smaller airways that connect the lungs)
    • symptoms: cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, fever
  • Croup (infection of the larynx, trachea, and bronchial tubes)
    • symptoms: difficulty breathing and loud cough
  • Gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and the wall of the small and large intestines)
    • symptoms: watery diarrhea, vomiting, headache, fever, and abdominal cramps
  • Urinary tract infections
    • symptoms: frequent urination, burning, pain, blood in the urine
  • Pink eye (inflammation of the thin, clear membrane over the white part of the eye and lining of the eyelids)
    • symptoms: a pink or red eye, itchy eye, painful eye
  • Dry, harsh cough
  • Viral pneumonia

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