Killer Cold Virus (Adenovirus Infection, Ad14) (cont.)
Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.
Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP
Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP is the Chair of the Department of Medicine at Michigan State University. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt Medical School, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Indiana University.
In this Article
- Adenovirus 14 (Ad14) facts
- What is the killer cold virus?
- What are symptoms and signs of an Adenovirus 14 infection?
- What causes an infection with Adenovirus 14 (Ad14)?
- How is an Adenovirus 14 infection diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for an Adenovirus 14 infection?
- What are complications of an Adenovirus 14 infection?
- What is the prognosis for an Adenovirus 14 infection?
- Can an Adenovirus 14 infection be prevented?
- Where can people get more information about the killer cold virus (Adenovirus 14)?
Where can people get more information about the killer cold virus (Adenovirus 14)?
The following sites may provide additional information about Ad14:
"Key Facts and Q&As About Adenovirus 14," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
"Outbreak of Adenovirus 14 Respiratory Illness -- Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, 2008," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
"Structure and Classification of Viruses," Medical Microbiology
Kajon, A.E., X. Lu, D.D. Erdman , et al. "Molecular Epidemiology and Brief History of Emerging Adenovirus 14-Associated Respiratory Disease in the United States." J Infect Dis. 202.1 (2010): 93-103.
O'Flanagan, D., J. O'Donnell, L. Domegan, et al. "First Reported Cases of Human Adenovirus Serotype14p1 Infection, Ireland, October 2009 to July 2010." Euro. Surveill. 16.8 (2011).
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2011
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