Documenting the epidemiologic patterns of polyomaviruses in human populations by studying their presence in urban sewage.

@article{BofillMas2000DocumentingTE,
  title={Documenting the epidemiologic patterns of polyomaviruses in human populations by studying their presence in urban sewage.},
  author={S{\'i}lvia Bofill-Mas and Sonia Guzm{\'a}n Pina and R Girones},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={
          238-45
        }
}
This is the first description, to our knowledge, of the distribution of human polyomavirus and simian virus 40 (SV40) in urban sewage. Using a nested-PCR procedure, we report the detection of human polyomaviruses JC virus (JCV) and BK virus (BKV) but not SV40 in a high percentage of urban sewage samples obtained from widely divergent geographical areas in Europe and Africa. For a total of 28 samples analyzed, JCV was detected in 26, BKV was detected in 22, and none was positive for SV40. All… CONTINUE READING
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