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Volume 19, Number 1—January 2013

Polyomavirus in Saliva of HIV-infected Children, Brazil

Tatiana F. Robaina1, Gabriella S. Mendes1, Fabrício J. Benati, Giselle A. Pena, Raquel C. Silva, Miguel A.R. Montes, Renata Otero, Gloria F. Castro, Fernando P. Câmara, and Norma SantosComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: Federal University of Rio of Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Main Article


HPyVs detected in saliva from HIV-infected and healthy control children, Brazil*

Virus No. (%) HIV-infected children, n = 60 No. (%) control children, n = 60
BKPyV 3 (5.0) 0
JCPyV 2 (3.3) 4 (6.6)
WUPyV 1 (1.7) 1 (1.7)
KIPyV 8 (13.3) 0
BKPyV+KIPyV 1 (1.7) 1 (1.7)
JCPyV+KIPyV 2 (3.3) 0
Total 17 (28.3) 6 (10.0)

*HPyV, human polyomavirus.


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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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