Which adenovirus serotypes are etiologic agents of meningoencephalitis?

Updated: Jul 16, 2019
  • Author: Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Adenovirus (serotypes 1, 6, 7, and 12) has been associated with cases of meningoencephalitis. Chronic meningoencephalitis has been reported with serotypes 7, 12, and 32. The infection is usually acquired through a respiratory route.


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