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BK virus infection in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: frequency, risk factors, and association with postengraftment hemorrhagic cystitis.
Two patients with no detectable BK virus had rising creatinine levels and neurologic symptoms that suggest JC virus infection could have a different course from BK virus infection, Dr.
BK virus WWT was first isolated in urine samples from Norway by Sundsfjord et al (12) and was considered a natural variant of the archetype BKV WW that permitted more efficient viral replication activity in host cells.
Persistence of DNA sequences of BK virus and JC virus in normal human tissues and in diseased tissues.
OptiQual BKV Low and High Positive Controls are standardized, full-process controls for molecular BK virus testing, these products can help labs accurately assess performance of BK virus tests and ensure quality results.
At the DNA level, BK virus shares 69% to 75% homology with the other 2 viruses.
1 Product bearing CE mark and distributed in Europe includes the detection of influenza A and B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Epstein Barr, BK Virus and Bordetella pertussis.
Detection of BK virus DNA in nasopharyngeal aspirates from children with respiratory infections but not in saliva from immunodeficient and immunocompetent adult patients.
In the Florida Hospital's Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and BK virus (BK) tests were developed using the real-time PCR reagents from the company that provides the lab's MGB probe technology.
In addition, the medication potentially could be used to treat other virus infections, such as adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, and BK virus, in people with severely weakened immune systems.
Serological cross-reactivities between antibodies to simian virus 40, BK virus, and JC virus assessed by virus-like-particle-based enzyme immunoassays.