Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009
Merkel Cell Polyomavirus in Respiratory Tract Secretions
||No. samples||No. children (<15 y)||No. adults (>15 y)||No. male||No. female||Coinfection†|
|Per reaction||Per mL of sample|
|<2 (negative)||<400 (negative)||608||338||269||308||299||229‡|
*MCPyV, Merkel cell polyomavirus.
†Viruses detected by immunofluorescence, virus culture, and real-time PCR.
‡Adenovirus, enterovirus, herpes simplex virus type 1, influenza A virus, influenza B virus, KI polyomavirus, metapneumovirus, parainfluenza virus type 1 and 3, respiratory syncytial virus, WU polyomavirus.
§Influenza A and B viruses.
#Influenza virus A.
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