Immunocompromised patients are at risk for disease caused by infection by some polyomaviruses. To define the prevalence of polyomaviruses in children undergoing transplantation, we collected samples from a longitudinal cohort and tested for the 9 known human polyomaviruses. All were detected; several were present in previously unreported specimen types.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - Oct 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases