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Adenoviruses most commonly cause respiratory illness; however, depending on the infecting serotype, they may also cause various other illnesses, such as gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, and rash illness. Symptoms of respiratory illness caused by adenovirus infection range from the common cold syndrome to pneumonia, croup, and bronchitis. Patients with compromised immune systems are especially susceptible to severe complications of adenovirus infection. Acute respiratory disease (ARD), first recognized among military recruits during World War II, can be caused by adenovirus infections during conditions of crowding and stress.
Gene therapy shows promise for severe coronary artery disease

Gene therapy shows promise for severe coronary artery disease

Gene therapy shows promise against dry mouth in cancer patients

Gene therapy shows promise against dry mouth in cancer patients

Viruses to treat metastatic cancers

Viruses to treat metastatic cancers

Adenovirus detection not uncommon among children with Kawasaki disease

Adenovirus detection not uncommon among children with Kawasaki disease

Salk findings on cold virus proteins may spur new cancer treatments

Salk findings on cold virus proteins may spur new cancer treatments

New mechanism may alter principle understandings of molecular interactions within a cell's nucleus

New mechanism may alter principle understandings of molecular interactions within a cell's nucleus

Respiratory infections provide urban asthma clue

Respiratory infections provide urban asthma clue

Differences in viral illness patterns play a role in asthma development in urban, suburban children

Differences in viral illness patterns play a role in asthma development in urban, suburban children

Gene therapy approach restores ability to smell in mouse model of congenital anosmia

Gene therapy approach restores ability to smell in mouse model of congenital anosmia

Merck, Chimerix sign license agreement for CMX157 to treat HIV infection

Merck, Chimerix sign license agreement for CMX157 to treat HIV infection

Laparoscopy technique lights up invisible metastases

Laparoscopy technique lights up invisible metastases

Chatham, Baxter partner to develop and commercialize hemophilia B gene therapy treatment

Chatham, Baxter partner to develop and commercialize hemophilia B gene therapy treatment

Oncos Therapeutics commences clinical study with oncolytic viruses

Oncos Therapeutics commences clinical study with oncolytic viruses

Cardiac ischemia plays an important role in adenovector gene transfection in mammalian hearts

Cardiac ischemia plays an important role in adenovector gene transfection in mammalian hearts

Certain males at higher risk of infection after receiving experimental HIV vaccine

Certain males at higher risk of infection after receiving experimental HIV vaccine

PloS ONE publishes research on GenVec's new vaccine vectors

PloS ONE publishes research on GenVec's new vaccine vectors

Abbott receives CE Marking for PLEX-ID instrument and assays

Abbott receives CE Marking for PLEX-ID instrument and assays

GenVec announces data from respiratory syncytial virus vaccine program

GenVec announces data from respiratory syncytial virus vaccine program

Positive data from Chimerix CMX001 Phase 2 study on CMV disease

Positive data from Chimerix CMX001 Phase 2 study on CMV disease

Positive results from Chimerix CMX001 study for CMV in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

Positive results from Chimerix CMX001 study for CMV in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients