WU polyomavirus in patients infected with HIV or hepatitis C virus, Connecticut, USA, 2007

Michael A. Miller, Carla Weibel, David Ferguson, Marie L. Landry, Jeffrey Kahn

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Abstract

WU polyomavirus (WUPyV) was detected in 10 (8.3%) of 121 HIV-positive plasma specimens, 0 (0%) of 120 HIVnegative serum specimens, and 2 (2.5%) of 79 hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive serum specimens. KI polyomavirus was not detected in HIV-positive plasma or HCV-positive serum specimens. HIV-infected persons may be susceptible to systemic WUPyV infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1095-1097
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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