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Volume 24, Number 7—July 2018

Molecular Epidemiology of Human Adenovirus–Associated Febrile Respiratory Illness in Soldiers, South Korea1

Jung Yeon Heo2, Ji Yun Noh2, Hye Won Jeong, Kang-Won Choe, Joon Young Song, Woo Joo Kim, and Hee Jin CheongComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea (J.Y. Heo); Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea (J.Y. Noh, J.Y. Song, W.J. Kim, H.J. Cheong); Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Cheongju, South Korea (H.W. Jeong); The Armed Forces Capital Hospital, Seongnam, South Korea (K.-W. Choe)

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Table 1

Respiratory viruses in soldiers with acute febrile respiratory illness, South Korea, January 2013–April 2014

Respiratory virus No. (%) with virus identified* No. (%) with >2 viruses identified
Adenovirus 69 (49.6) 12 (17.4)
Influenza A or B 40 (28.8) 3 (7.5)
Rhinovirus group A 17 (12.2) 6 (35.3)
Coronavirus 229E/NL63 or OC43 11 (7.7) 5 (45.4)
Respiratory syncytial virus A or B 10 (7.9) 4 (40.0)
Parainfluenza virus 1, 2, or 3 9 (6.5) 5 (55.6)
Metapneumovirus 1 (0.7) 1 (100.0)

*Among the 139 soldiers in whom a respiratory virus was detected.

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1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015, convened April 25–28, 2015, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

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