Human Adenovirus Type 7 Outbreak in Police Training Center, Malaysia, 2011
Published Date:May 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(5):852-854.
Keywords:Acute Respiratory Disease
Adenovirus Infections, Human
Human Adenovirus B
Human Adenovirus C
Human Adenovirus Type 7
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Description:In March 2011, an outbreak of acute respiratory disease was reported at the Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Police Training Centre. Approximately 100 trainees were hospitalized and 5 were admitted to the intensive care unit. Three of these 5 trainees died. Human adenovirus type 7 was identified as the etiologic agent.
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