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Volume 10, Number 1—January 2004

Dispatch

Adenovirus Type 7 Genomic-Type Variant, New York City, 1999

Jennifer Ann Marie Calder*Comments to Author , Dean D. Erdman†, Joel Ackelsberg†‡1, Stephen William Cato*2, Vicki-Jo Deutsch†*, Anthony John Lechich*, and Barbara Susan Schofield*
Author affiliations: *Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center, New York, New York, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA

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Table.a

Clinical characteristic Confirmed (N = 30) Suspected (N = 12)
Female 13 (43.3) 5 (41.7)
Male 17 (56.7) 7 (58.3)
Mean age, in y 9 12
Median (range) 6 (1–32) 12 (1–25)
Fever >38.3°C 30 (100.0) 11 (91.7)
Increased tracheal secretions 24 (80.0) 10 (83.3)
Chest congestion 23 (76.7) 11 (91.7)
Tracheitis 23 (76.7) 9 (75.0)
Pneumonia 18 (60.0) 7 (58.3%)
Wheezing 16 (53.3) 5 (41.2)
Cough 9 (30) 4 (33.3)
Nasal congestion 2 (6.7) 0
Runny nose 1 (3.3) 1 (8.3)

aExcept for age, data are number of patients with the characteristic (%).

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1Dr. Ackelsberg’s current affiliation is New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth Street, Room 300, Box 22-A, New York, NY 10013, USA.

2Dr. Cato’s current affiliation is Aneese Realty Group, 741 East 42nd Street Lower Suite, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.

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