WU polyomavirus is a recently described polyomavirus found in patients with respiratory infections. Of 2,637 respiratory samples tested in St. Louis, Missouri, 2.7% were positive for WU polyomavirus by PCR, and 71% were coinfected with other respiratory viruses. Persistent human infection with WU polyomavirus is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1936-1938
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2007


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