Latest BK virus Stories
- Study published online in Liver Transplantation - HORSHOLM, Denmark, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the publication of a Phase II study
MADISON, N.J., and CYPRESS, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that two new Simplexa-branded molecular test kits developed by its Focus Diagnostics business have been CE marked for distribution to approximately 35 countries in Europe.
The BK virus, a member of the polyomavirus family, has no major consequences of infected except with those that are immunocomprimised or immunosuppressed. The virus was first isolated in 1971 from the urine sample of a renal transplant patient whose initials were B.K. Similar in genome sequences to the JCV virus they are most easily identified and differentiated from each other through serological tests using specific antibodies or through PCR based genotyping approach. Most people are...
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