Volume 16, Number 11—November 2010
Lymphotropism of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Infection, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Type of specimen||No. samples tested||No. (%) MCPyV positive|
|Frozen samples from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Malignant lymphomas||196||13 (6.6)|
|Benign lymph nodes||110||11 (10.0)|
|Lymph nodes with non-MCC metastatic cancer||27||0|
|Other inflammatory tissues||7||0|
|Other neoplastic non-MCC tissues||13||0|
|Fixed tissues from Houston, Texas, USA|
*MCPyV, Merkel cell polyomavirus; MCC, Merkel cell carcinoma.
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