H. H. Bloom, Ph.D.; K. M. Johnson, M.D.; M. A. Mufson, M.D.; R. Jacobsen, M.D.; R. H. Chanock, M.D.
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Although major advances have been made in the unravelling of a significant portion of viral respiratory disease in children, little is definitively known concerning adult mankind's most common disorder—the cold.
Intensive study of respiratory disease produced by adenoviruses in young men during the recruit phase of military training has been highly rewarding, but only for that special group. Recent discoveries have provided the virologist with an almost bewildering host of potential new cold viruses.
A study of such illnesses in nonrecruit military personnel suggests that different agents are prevalent at different times and produce essentially similar mild illnesses in distinct
Bloom HH, Johnson KM, Mufson MA, Jacobsen R, Chanock RH. Studies of Viral Respiratory Disease in Marine Personnel.. Ann Intern Med. ;54:1053. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-1053_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):1053.
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