II. Epidemiology

  1. Outbreaks related to contaminated swimming pools or shared pool towels
    1. Consider as cause with outbreaks in young children

III. Symptoms

  1. Fever
    1. Peaks to 103-104 F (39.4-40.0 C)
  2. Chills
  3. Myalgias
  4. Sore Throat

IV. Signs

  1. Conjunctivitis
    1. Most common cause of Viral Conjunctivitis in children
    2. Unilateral follicular Conjunctivitis is most common
    3. Associated with Adenovirus Pharyngitis in 30-50% of cases
  2. Pharyngitis
    1. Tonsillar exudates may be present
  3. Diarrhea
    1. More prolonged course than Rotavirus

VI. Course

  1. Clears in 4-5 days

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