The family includes non-enveloped viruses with linear dsDNA genomes of 25–48 kb and medium-sized icosahedral capsids. Adenoviruses have been discovered in vertebrates from fish to humans. The family is divided into six genera, each of which is more common in certain animal groups. The outcome of infection may vary from subclinical to lethal disease. This is a summary of the ICTV Report on the family , which is available at ictv.global/report/adenoviridae.

This study was supported by the:
  • Nemzeti Kutatási Fejlesztési és Innovációs Hivatal (Award NN140356)
    • Principle Award Recipient: BalázsHarrach
  • Wellcome Trust (Award WT108418AIA)
    • Principle Award Recipient: ICTVConsortium
  • This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

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