WILLIAM J. MOGABGAB, M.D., F.A.C.P.
During the past few years, many previously unknown viruses have been recovered and subsequently associated etiologically with upper respiratory illnesses of man (1). Frequency of infection and immune status of all age groups, clinical features of the diseases, and epidemiologic characteristics of many of these new viruses have been investigated. These studies, however, have not been designed to provide the comprehensive view of their relative roles and incidences during different seasons and in varied populations that is required to evaluate the quantitative as well as qualitative importance of each in human illnesses. Solution of a problem of this magnitude requires
MOGABGAB WJ. Viruses Associated with Upper Respiratory Illnesses in Adults. Ann Intern Med. ;59:306–322. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-3-306
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(3):306-322.
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