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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English Adenoviridae, Adenoviruses, Family Adenoviridae (organism), Family: Adenovirus, Adenovirus group, Family Adenoviridae, adenoviral, adenoviridae, adenoviruses, Adenovirus (organism), ADENOVIRUS, adenovirus, ADV, Adenovirus group, NOS, Adenovirus, NOS, Adenovirus
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Spanish familia: Adenovirus, familia Adenoviridae (organismo), familia Adenoviridae, grupo de adenovirus, Adenoviridae, adenovirus (organismo), grupo adenovirus, adenovirus
Czech Adenoviridae
Finnish Adenovirukset
Italian Adenovirus, Adenoviridae
Japanese アデノウイルス科
French Adénovirus, Adenoviridae
Polish Adenowirusy
Norwegian Adenoviridae, Adenovirus
German Adenoviren, Adenoviridae
Dutch Adenovirussen, Virus, Adeno-
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Dutch faryngoconjunctivale koorts, Faryngoconjunctivale koorts
Italian Febbre faringocongiuntivale, Febbre faringo-congiuntivale
Portuguese Febre faringoconjuntival, Febre Faringo Conjuntival
Spanish Fiebre faringoconjuntival, Fiebre Faringo-Conjuntiva, faringoconjuntivitis adenoviral (trastorno), faringoconjuntivitis adenoviral, fiebre faringoconjuntival
French Fièvre pharyngoconjonctivale à adénovirus, Fièvre pharyngoconjonctivale, Fièvre pharyngo-conjonctivale
Japanese 咽頭結膜熱, イントウケツマクネツ
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Czech Faryngokonjunktivální horečka
Hungarian Pharyngoconjunctivalis láz
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