KI polyomavirus detected in respiratory tract specimens from patients in St. Louis, Missouri.


BACKGROUND Studies have reported the presence of KI polyomavirus (KIPyV) and WU polyomavirus (WUPyV) in respiratory secretions of young patients. So far, evidence has not supported a link between infections with either virus and respiratory tract disease; however, there has not been a large comparison of KIPyV-infected patients to age-matched patient groups… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181c1795c