BK Virus

Known as: Polyomavirus BK, Polyomavirus, BK, Human polyomavirus BKV 
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS apparently infecting over 90% of children but not clearly associated with any clinical illness in childhood. The virus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The replication of BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) is linked to polyomavirus-associated nephropathy, hemorrhagic… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Nephropathy from BK virus (BKV) infection is an evolving challenge in kidney transplant recipients. It is the consequence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Polyoma BK virus produces an aggressively destructive nephropathy in approximately 3% to 8% of renal allografts, is… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
More than 70% of the general population worldwide has serological evidence of exposure to Polyomavirus hominis type 1, better… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In a previous study, we performed serial BK virus (BKV), polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and detected active BKV infection in 70… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Polyomavirus hominis 1, better known as BK virus (BKV), infects up to 90% of the general population. However, significant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Nephropathy associated with the polyomavirus type BK (BKV) nephropathy has emerged as a cause of allograft failure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) are present within the renal system of most adults. Reactivation may be linked to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
DNAs of the human polyomaviruses BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) were amplified by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) by using… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Available evidence suggests that BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) persist in the kidneys of healthy individuals after primary… (More)
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