Reading 2 Viruses 9 - Adenovirus

Microbe Name: 
Adenovirus
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Microbe Type: 
Parent Accordion Part: 
IV. Viruses
Disease Caused: 
Common cold, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, pink eye (conjunct-tivitis), gastro-enteritis
Damage: 
Inflammation and destruction of epithelial cells
Symptoms: 
Fever, cough, runny nose, bladder inflammation or infection (cystitis), inflammation of stomach and intestines
Mode of Transmission: 
Direct contact with contaminated objects and people; airborne with infected droplets; fecal-oral
Microbe Table Index: 
8