Common exposure to STL polyomavirus during childhood

Efrem S. Lim, Natalie M. Meinerz, Blake Primi, David Wang, Robert L. Garcea

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Abstract

STL polyomavirus (STLPyV) was recently identified in human specimens. To determine seropositivity for STLPyV, we developed an ELISA and screened patient samples from 2 US cities (Denver, Colorado [500]; St. Louis, Missouri [419]). Overall seropositivity was 68%-70%. The agestratified data suggest that STLPyV infection is widespread and commonly acquired during childhood.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1559-1561
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume20
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2014

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