High Prevalence Of Infection With Three Recently Discovered Human Polyomaviruses

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 10:14 in Health & Medicine

A majority of the human population has been exposed to newly discovered KI (KIV), WU (WUV), and Merkel cell (MCV) human polyomaviruses, according to a new study. The results, based on antibody measurements in serum samples, also suggest that infection with these viruses occurs early in childhood.

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