polyoma virus

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Noun1.polyoma virus - 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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Human polyoma viruses and disease with emphasis on clinical BK and JC.
Clinical studies of CMX001 include an ongoing Phase 2 study of the prevention/control of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients (CMX001-201), a Phase 2 study being initiated for the treatment of adenovirus (AdV) infection in pediatric and adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients (CMX001-202), and an open-label study (CMX001-350) for the treatment of any of 12 different dsDNA viral infections, including AdV, herpes viruses such as CMV, herpes simplex virus and Epstein Barr virus, polyoma viruses such as BK virus and JC virus, and pox viruses.
In 2007, new polyoma viruses such as WU polyomavirus (WUPyV) and KI polyomavirus (KIPyV) were identified in respiratory specimens from children with acute respiratory tract infections (4,5).