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Comparison of cell culture-grown JC virus (primary human fetal glial cells and the JCI cell line) and recombinant JCV VP1 as antigen for the detection of anti-JCV antibody by haemagglutination inhibition.
Prospective monitoring of cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, BK virus, and JC virus infections on belatacept therapy after a kidney transplant," Experimental and Clinical Transplantation, vol.
Possible mechanisms include HIV's effect on immune cell trafficking or permeability of the blood brain barrier; intrinsic damage caused by HIV and possible synergism between HIV and JC virus in co-infected cells have also been proposed.
A serological investigation of BK virus and JC virus infections in recipients of renal allografts.
It can be performed for many viruses including herpes viruses (HSV, VZV, CMV, EBV), enterovirus, JC virus and mumps.
BK virus (BKV), together with JC virus and simian virus 40, are members of the genus polyomavirus (Polyomaviridae family).
If confusion is prominent and/or the patient has a headache and/or fever, it is prudent to request polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing of the cerebrospinal fluid for cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, Epstein-Barr virus and JC virus.
It is caused by activation of the JC virus, which is latent in more than 80% of healthy adults and usually causes disease only in immunocompromised patients.
It appears that natalizumab, by preventing the normal trafficking of lymphocytes, leads to unbridled JC virus replication contributing to the development of PML.