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Pol·y·o·ma·vi·rus

(pol'ē-ō'mă-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Papovaviridae) containing DNA (MW 3 × 106), having virions about 45 nm in diameter, and including viruses oncogenic for animals; includes the polyoma virus of rodents, vacuolating viruses (SV40) of primates, and the BK and JC viruses of humans.
[poly- + G. -ōma, tumor]
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polyomavirus

(pŏl′ē-ō′mə-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a genus of DNA viruses that infect birds and mammals and induce tumors in certain rodents.
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polyomavirus

A small icosahedral, double-stranded oncogenic DNA virus of the Papovaviridae family, which may be used to induce experimental tumours in mice. The polyomavirus may be identified in both domestic and wild rodents.
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Pol·y·o·ma·vi·rus

(pol'ē-ō'mă-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses oncogenic for animals; includes the polyoma virus of rodents, and the BK and JC viruses of humans.
[poly- + G. -ōma, tumor]
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Aves polyomavirus 1 (APyV), formerly known as budgerigar fledgling disease virus, is a double-stranded DNA virus and a member of the family Polyomaviridae (genus Gammapolyomcivirus).
The data obtained from recipients included the most recent creatinine level (mg/dl), peak creatinine (mg/dl), viral load of polyomavirus (DNA copies/ml), and the quantization of alloantibodies, pre- and post-transplant.
BK polyomavirus is associated with nephropathy and ureteric stenosis in kidney transplant recipients as well in other types of transplant recipients.
Human polyomavirus 6 and 7 are associated with pruritic and dyskeratotic dermatoses.
This may integrate the use of a genetically modified chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy that targets the oncogenic Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) in both positive and negative MCPyV Merkel cell tumors [24].
Van Ghelue et al., "BK polyomavirus with archetypal and rearranged non-coding control regions is present in cerebrospinal fluids from patients with neurological complications," Journal of General Virology, vol.
Polyomavirus BK (BKV) also emerged as an important viral infection associated with risk for allograft loss.
Her immediate posttransplant course was complicated by mild acute gastrointestinal GvHD and human polyomavirus (BK) cystitis.