Adenovirus, adeno-associated virus and Kawasaki disease

Hiroko Shike, Chisato Shimizu, John T. Kanegaye, Jennifer L. Foley, David P. Schnurr, Lauren J. Wold, Jane C. Burns

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Clinical similarities and shared seasonality suggested a relationship between adenovirus infection and Kawasaki disease. We performed adenovirus serology and quantitative polymerase chain reaction for both adenovirus and adeno-associated virus in patients with acute Kawasaki disease. No evidence was found to suggest a link between either virus and Kawasaki disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1011-1014
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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