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December 1974

Concomitant Mycoplasma and Adenovirus Infection in a Family

Author Affiliations

From the departments of pediatrics (Dr. Aiello) and internal medicine (Dr. Luby), University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas.

Am J Dis Child. 1974;128(6):874-877. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110310122024

Concomitant and sequential adenoviru[ill] and Mycoplasma pneumoniae infectio[ill] was verified by serologic tests in a family with primary atypical pneumonia syndrome The 7-year-old child developed massive pleu ral effusion, and adenovirus type 7 was iso lated from pleural fluid. The child recovere[ill] but has had recurrence of pulmonary symp toms and residual radiological abnormalities