Frequent detection of Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in sera of HIV-1-positive patients

@inproceedings{Fukumoto2012FrequentDO,
  title={Frequent detection of Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in sera of HIV-1-positive patients},
  author={Hitomi Fukumoto and Yuko Sato and Hideki Hasegawa and Harutaka Katano},
  booktitle={Virology Journal},
  year={2012}
}
Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV), human polyomavirus-6 (HPyV6), and human polyomavirus-7 (HPyV7) were identified as viruses shed from the skin. Serological analysis revealed that these viruses are common among the general population. However, there is little information about the presence of MCPyV, HPyV6, and HPyV7 in the sera and tissues of… CONTINUE READING