Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Is Frequently Detected in Korean Patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma


BACKGROUND Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an increasingly common neuroendocrine cancer of the skin. Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) is one of the causative agents of MCC. The prevalence of MCPyV in primary MCC and sun-exposed non-MCC tumors has been known to have different results depending on where it was investigated. OBJECTIVE This study assesses the… (More)
DOI: 10.5021/ad.2013.25.2.203


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