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Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009

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WU Polyomavirus in Patients Infected with HIV or Hepatitis C Virus, Connecticut, USA, 2007

Michael A. Miller, Carla Weibel, David Ferguson, Marie L. Landry, and Jeffrey S. KahnComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Table 2

Detection of WU and KI polyomaviruses in HIV-positive plasma, HIV-negative serum, and HCV-positive serum specimens, Connecticut, USA, 2007*

Specimen group No. WU virus–positive specimens/total no. specimens tested (%) No. KI virus–positive specimens/total no. specimens tested (%)
HIV+ 10/121 (8.3)† 0/120
HIV– 0/120 (0) Not tested
HCV+ 2/79 (2.5) 0/80

*HCV, hepatitis C virus.
†p<0.01 vs. HIV– samples.

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