Simian virus 40 in posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders.

Simian virus 40 (SV40) is an oncogenic DNA virus, which is an emergent pathogen implicated in some human malignancies, including B-cell lymphomas. As with other malignancies that occur during immunosuppression, it is hypothesized that SV40 infections may be associated with some posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs). Specimens were tested… CONTINUE READING