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Volume 16, Number 5—May 2010

Research

Spread of Adenovirus to Geographically Dispersed Military Installations, May–October 2007

Jill S. Trei1, Natalie M. JohnsComments to Author , Jason L. Garner, Lawrence B. Noel, Brian V. Ortman, Kari L. Ensz, Matthew C. Johns, Michel L. Bunning, and Joel C. Gaydos
Author affiliations: United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, San Antonio, Texas, USA (J.S. Trei, N.M. Johns, J.L. Garner, M.C. Johns); Air Education and Training Command, San Antonio (L.B. Noel, B.V. Ortman); Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA (K.L. Ensz); Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio (M.L. Bunning); Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (J.C. Gaydos)

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Table 1

Summary of results from respiratory specimens received from USAF secondary training bases, May 25–October 31, 2007*

Site† No. specimens Adenovirus not otherwise specified, no. (%) Ad14, no. (%) Date first Ad14-positive specimen collected
Altus AFB, OK 2 0 0
Andrews AFB, MD 12 1 (8) 0
Bolling AFB, DC 1 0 0
Brooks City-Base, TX 10 1 (10) 1 (100) Jun 30
Goodfellow AFB, TX 71 37 (52) 19 (51) Jun 1
Hurlburt Field, FL 3 2 (67) 2 (100) Oct 22
Keesler AFB, MS 85 46 (54) 38 (83) May 31
Laughlin AFB, TX 11 2 (18) 0
Luke AFB, AZ 3 1 (33) 0
Maxwell AFB, AL 23 1 (4) 0
Nellis AFB, NV 3 0 0
Osan AB, South Korea 6 1 (17) 1 (100) Jun 19
Patrick AFB, FL 2 0 0
Randolph AFB, TX 9 1 (11) 1 (100) Oct 30
Scott AFB, IL 9 2 (22) 0
Sheppard AFB, TX 683 309 (45) 273 (88) May 30
Tinker AFB, OK 6 2 (33) 0
USAF Academy, CO 6 0 0
Vance AFB, OK 0 0 0
Vandenberg AFB, CA 10 7 (70) 6 (86) Jun 14
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
4
0
0

Total 959 413 (43) 341 (83)

*USAF, United States Air Force; AD14, adenovirus B14; AFB, Air Force Base; OK, Oklahoma; MD, Maryland; DC, District of Columbia; TX, Texas; FL, Florida; MS, Mississippi; AZ, Arizona; AL, Alabama; NV, Nevada; AB, Air Base; IL, Illinois; CO, Colorado; CA, California; OH, Ohio.
†All sites located in the United States except Osan AB (South Korea).

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1Current affiliation: Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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