Lack of serologic evidence for prevalent simian virus 40 infection in humans.

@article{Carter2003LackOS,
  title={Lack of serologic evidence for prevalent simian virus 40 infection in humans.},
  author={Joseph J. Carter and M M Madeleine and Greg C. Wipf and Robert L. Garcea and Pam A Pipkin and Philip D. Minor and Denise A. Galloway},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2003},
  volume={95 20},
  pages={1522-30}
}
BACKGROUND Propagation of poliovirus in monkey kidney cells led to the inadvertent contamination of poliovirus vaccines with simian virus 40 (SV40) between 1955 and 1963. Recent studies using polymerase chain reaction-based strategies have detected SV40 DNA in a large number of tumor types. The finding of SV40 DNA in tumors from individuals who are too young to have been exposed to SV40-contaminated vaccines has led to the suggestion that SV40 has become a prevalent transmissible human pathogen… CONTINUE READING
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Lack of serologic evidence for prevalent simian virus 40 infection in humans

  • JJ Carter, MM Madeleine, GC Wipf, RL Garcea, PA Pipkin, PD Minor
  • J Natl Cancer Inst
  • 2003

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