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Volume 15, Number 1—January 2009


Polyomaviruses KI and WU in Immunocompromised Patients with Respiratory Disease

Thomas Mourez, Anne Bergeron, Patricia Ribaud, Catherine Scieux, Régis Peffault de Latour, Abdellatif Tazi, Gérard Socié, François Simon, and Jérôme LeGoffComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Hôpital Saint Louis, Paris, France

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Frequency of KI polyomavirus detection in respiratory samples*

Sample source KIV detection in respiratory samples, no. (%)
Positive Negative
HSCT patients 8 (17.8)† 37 (82.2) 45
Other patients 8 (5.2) 147 (94.8) 155
Total 16 184 200

*HSCT, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
†χ2 test with Yates correction; p = 0.01.

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