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An Intrafamilial Epidemic of Pharyngoconjunctival Fever

ROBERT G. VAN HORNE, M.D.; SAMUEL SASLAW, M.D., Ph.D.; GEORGE R. ANDERSON, D.V.M.; FREDERICK J. FLATLEY, M.D.; RICHARD D. CARR, M.D.
AMA Arch Intern Med. 1957;99(1):70-73. doi:10.1001/archinte.1957.00260010072010.
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Pharyngoconjunctival fever has become recently recognized as a specific viral disease entity characterized by fever, pharyngitis, and conjunctivitis occurring singly or in combination, in epidemic or sporadic form.1-3 Virus-isolation studies and the subsequent development and application of APC group-specific complement-fixation and type-specific neutralization tests have shown that APC Type 3 virus is the etiologic agent.1-4 Epidemics have been reported from widely separated areas.2-5 Since this disease entity may be confused with a variety of other infections or may be mild enough not to require the services of a physician, many cases are probably not recognized or reported. It is the purpose of this study to describe the disease as it appeared in a family of seven.

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Case 1.  —A 12-year-old white boy was admitted to the Ohio State University Hospital on July 16, 1955, because of a six-day illness, characterized by pharyngitis, unilateral conjunctivitis,

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