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Volume 8, Number 3—March 2002

Research

Molecular Epidemiology of Adenovirus Type 7 in the United States, 1966–20001

Dean D. Erdman*Comments to Author , Wanhong Xu*, Susan I. Gerber†, Gregory C. Gray‡, David Schnurr§, Adriana E. Kajon¶, and Larry J. Anderson*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA; ‡Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA; §California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California, USA; ¶Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA;

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Table 5

Genome types of 50 human adenovirus 7 (Ad7) isolates obtained from military recruit training centers, Feb 199–May 1998a

No. Ad No. Ad No. No. Dates of Genome type
Training center isolates typed Ad7 (%) restriction isolation 7b 7d2 7p 7h
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA 129 128 10 (8) 1 April 1997 1
Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX 1 1 1 (100) 1 April 1998 1
Fort Leonard Wood, St. Robert, MO 266 260 29 (11) 9 Feb 1997 to Nov 1997 4 5
Naval Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, IL 632 592 396 (67) 28 Sept 1997 to May 1998 8 20
Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC 786 738 66 (9) 11 June 1997 to April 1998 5 4 2
Total 1,814 1,719 502 (29) 50 17 29 3 1

aIsolation and serotyping of Ads conducted at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA.

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1These data were presented in part at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, July 16-19, 2000, Atlanta, GA.

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