Epidemiology of Human Adenoviruses: A 20-Year Retrospective Observational Study in Hospitalized Patients in Bern, Switzerland

Joyce Odeke Akello, Richard Kamgang, Maria Teresa Barbani, Franziska Suter-Riniker, Stephen L Leib, Alban Ramette

Human adenovirus (HAdV) infections in a 20-year observation study shows peaks in 2009 and 2010. In these 2 years, HAdV8 was identified as the predominant genotype associated with infections among young adults, middle aged and the elderly, whilst HAdV2 and HAdV1 genotypes were predominantly causing infections among young children.

Published March 2020 in Clinical Epidemiology


       Joyce Adeno


Host switching pathogens, infectious outbreaks and zoonosis; a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 721367.