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Volume 22, Number 6—June 2016

Human Adenovirus Associated with Severe Respiratory Infection, Oregon, USA, 2013–2014

Magdalena Kendall ScottComments to Author , Christina Chommanard, Xiaoyan Lu, Dianna Appelgate, LaDonna Grenz, Eileen Schneider, Susan I. Gerber, Dean D. Erdman, and Ann Thomas
Author affiliations: Oregon Public Health Division, Portland, Oregon, USA (M. Kendall Scott, A. Thomas); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C. Chommanard, X. Lu, E. Schneider, S.I. Gerber, D.D. Erdman); PeaceHealth Department of Quality and Improvement, Springfield, Oregon, USA (D. Appelgate); Oregon Public Health Laboratory, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA (L. Grenz)

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Table 2

Comparison of HAdV-B7 cases with non-HAdV-B7 case-patients, Oregon, October 2013–July 2014*

Characteristic HAdV-B7, no. (%) Non–HAdV-B7, no. (%)† p value

Age group, y
Children, <18 28 (43.7) 36 (80.0) <0.001
Adults, >18
36 (56.3)
9 (20.0)

Illness severity
Hospitalized 54 (84.4) 31 (68.9) <0.05‡
Admitted to ICU§ 25 (46.3) 8 (25.8) 0.06
Required mechanical ventilation§
13 (24.1)
4 (12.9)
Days hospitalized¶
< Median, 4 14 (35.0) 19 (70.4) <0.05
> Median, 4 26 (65.0) 8 (29.6)

*HAdV, human adenovirus; ICU, intensive care unit
†Includes only the 109 specimens that were typed. Non-HAdV-B7: HAdVs-B3, -B21, HAdVs-C1, -C2, -C5, and HAdV-E4.
‡Not significant after adjustment for age.
§Among hospitalized case-patients.
¶A total of 40 HAdV-B7 case-patients and 27 non–HAdV-B7 case-patients had both hospital admission and discharge dates.

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