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(Medicine) med a type of tumour caused by a virus


(ˌpɒl iˈoʊ məˌvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of several small DNA-containing viruses of the family Papovaviridae, capable of producing a variety of tumors in mice, hamsters, rabbits, and rats.
[1955–60; poly- + -oma + virus]
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Noun1.polyoma - a virus the can initiate various kinds of tumors in mice
papovavirus - any of a group of animal viruses associated with or causing papillomas or polyomas
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sole detection episodes 3 9 23 without symptoms Symptoms of LRTI 0 0 0 Symptoms of URTI 4 3 9 Symptoms of URTI and LRTI 0 0 2 Only nonspecific symptoms 0 1 2 Diarrhea/vomiting 1 1 1 Symptoms not available 2 0 0 * ORChID, Observational Research in Childhood Infectious Diseases; WUPyV, WU polyoma virus; KIPyV, KI polyomavirus; MWPyV, Malawi polyomavirus; LRTI, lower respiratory tract infection; URTI, upper respiratory tract infection.
I also recommend polyoma PCR testing specifically for these species or for any bird that will be going to bird shows.
The recent discovery of a polyoma virus that is associated with MCC supports the potential for an immunotherapeutic approach.
1990) found a SNP in the bGH promoter region, '253' SNP near the binding site of polyoma virus enhancer A binding protein 3 (PEA3) transcription factor.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is caused by the John Cunningham (JC) virus, a human polyoma virus that is widespread around the globe.
MHK bilinen kisa tarihindeki onemli bir gelisme de, yakinlarda insan MHK olgularinda polyoma virus DNA'sinin genomik integrasyonunun gosterilmesidir (16).
Cyclophosphamide induces urothelial changes similar to those seen in radiation, in addition to hemorrhagic cystitis and possible reactivation of polyoma virus infection.
Months later he returned to school but there was a major setback within a year - he was re-admitted to hospital when he contracted an extremely rare viral infection called polyoma.
This happened after immunosuppressive treatment with natalizumab (four cases of PML due to human polyoma [JC] virus infection) or very recently in individuals receiving fingolimod (FTY720) in an ongoing Phase III trial in RRMS (one fatal case of varicella zoster virus encephalitis, one case of herpes simplex virus encephalitis).
Chapters address topics such as chemokine receptors and transplantation, measurement of intracellular cytokines to improve therapeutic monitoring of immunosuppressive drugs following lung transplantation, polyoma BK virus nephropathy in renal transplant recipients, immunobiology of xenograft rejection, and the role of viruses in allograft rejection.
Patients are referred when they have serum creatinine [greater than or equal to] 200 [micro]mol/l, with biopsy-proven CAN, polyoma virus nephropathy or recurrent GN.
In the early 1980s, researchers began finding viruses, such as polyoma, that don't fit the mold of Caspar and Klug's theory.