Fatal nonbacterial pneumonia occurred in a previously healthy young adult. Epidemiological, virological, and pathological studies suggest an etiological relationship between adenovirus type 4 isolation and this fatal pneumonia. This is the first such relationship in a previously healthy adult which has been reported to our knowledge.
Levin S, Dietrich J, Guillory J. Fatal Nonbacterial Pneumonia Associated With Adenovirus Type 4: Occurrence in an Adult. JAMA. 1967;201(12):975–977. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130120083029
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