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Archives of Virology

, Volume 64, Issue 3, pp 225–233 | Cite as

New human adenovirus (candidate adenovirus 36), a novel member of subgroup D

  • R. Wigand
  • H. Gelderblom
  • G. Wadell
Original Papers

Summary

A new adenovirus (candidate Ad36) was isolated from the feces of a girl with enteritis. It has the biological and biophysical properties of an adenovirus, with a particle diameter of 750±10 Å in thin sections and with a fiber length of 190 Å. The virus belongs to subgroup D. It is distinct both in neutralization and hemagglutination-inhibition from all other human adenoviruses; it also shows a unique DNA restriction pattern.

Keywords

Infectious Disease Thin Section Particle Diameter Fiber Length Restriction Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Wigand
    • 1
  • H. Gelderblom
    • 2
  • G. Wadell
    • 3
  1. 1.National Reference Center for Adenoviruses, Institut für Hygiene und MikrobiologieUniversität des SaarlandesHomburg/SaarGermany
  2. 2.Robert Koch-Institut des BundesgesundheitsamtesBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Department of VirologyKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden

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