Causes of Adenoviruses


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Cause details for Adenoviruses: Adenoviruses are medium-sized (90-100 nm), nonenveloped icosohedral viruses containing double-stranded DNA. There are 49 immunologically distinct types (6 subgenera: A through F) that can cause human infections. Adenoviruses are unusually stable to chemical or physical agents and adverse pH conditions, allowing for prolonged survival outside of the body. 1

Related information for causes of Adenoviruses: Further relevant information on causes of Adenoviruses may be found in the risk factors for Adenoviruses and underlying causes of Adenoviruses.

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1. excerpt from Adenoviruses: DVRD

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