What is the role of adenovirus in the etiology of viral meningitis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Cordia Wan, MD; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Adenovirus is a rare cause of meningitis in immunocompetent individuals but a major cause in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The infection may occur simultaneously with an upper respiratory infection.


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