Which test is performed to identify adenovirus in the workup of diarrhea?

Updated: Jan 31, 2020
  • Author: Stefano Guandalini, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Answer

Adenovirus antigens can be detected by enzyme immunoassay. Only serotypes 40 and 41 are able to induce diarrhea.


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