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Varieties of SARS: Adenovirus infection

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Adenovirus infection is called acute infectious disease of the groups of SARS, which affects the mucous membranes of the: lymphoid tissue, intestine, eyes, and respiratory tract. Most often this disease occurs in young people and children. The causative agent of adenoviral infection is, containing a DNA virus from the family of adenoviruses. In this group, viruses are up to 90 different subtypes.

Major route of infection is airborne, but it is also possible alimentary (through the water in the lakes and pool) and contact routes of transmission.



  • temperature Increase (from 37.5 to 39 degrees and above, often lasting from 5 days to 1 week);
  • fatigue, lethargy, chills, General malaise;
  • Stuffy nose;
  • Cough;
  • Runny nose with mucus;
  • Sore and sore throat;
  • Itching, burning and discomfort of the eye;
  • Lacrimation;
  • nausea and Vomiting;
  • Swelling and redness of the conjunctiva;
  • the Increase in the axillary, submandibular and cervical lymph nodes, and tonsils.

the Classic manifestation of this infection is a combination of 4 main symptoms: rhinitis + pharyngitis + conjunctivitis + fever.



To date, there is no specific treatment for adenovirus infections - therapy is purely symptomatic.

In mild cases, this infection is prescribed:

  • the decoction of chamomile;
  • nose drops (oil, vasoconstrictor, etc.);
  • immunomodulatory drugs (purely for the doctor's appointment);
  • ointments, eye drops in eye disease (purely for the doctor's appointment);
  • excessive drinking;
  • vitamin C (as well as products that contain it: a compote of cranberries, broth hips, etc.).

In severe cases the infection treatment is made directly to the hospital and are added to the above:

  • antibacterial drugs;
  • infusion therapy (intravenous solutions are introduced, which reduce the toxicity of the body).

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