Polyomavirus

Presentation

Appropriate Tests

Causes neurological disease in immunosuppressed patients including progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)

Cerebrospinal fluid examination PCR for JC virus DNA.

Tissue PCR (including brain) for JC virus DNA.

Urine (for BK virus in renal transplant patients).

See also Fever and neurological symptoms



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