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Human Adenovirus B7d–Associated Urethritis after Suspected Sexual Transmission, Japan

Authors
  • Hanaoka, Nozomu
  • Ito, Shin
  • Nojiri, Naomi
  • Konagaya, Masami
  • Yasuda, Mitsuru
  • Deguchi, Takashi
  • Fujimoto, Tsuguto
Type
Published Article
Journal
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publisher
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2020
Volume
26
Issue
10
Pages
2444–2447
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3201/eid2610.191538
PMID: 32946724
PMCID: PMC7510690
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
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Abstract

Outbreaks of acute respiratory disease associated with human adenovirus (HAdV) B7d have been reported, including fatal cases in the United States. In 2018, we detected HAdV-B7d in a patient with urethritis, probably transmitted through sexual contact. Infectious HAdV-B7d was excreted in urine and gargle for > 10 days after the disappearance of symptoms.

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