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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-41537

Mangana, J; Dziunycz, P; Kerl, K; Dummer, R; Cozzio, A (2010). Prevalence of Merkel cell polyomavirus among Swiss Merkel cell carcinoma patients. Dermatology, 221(2):184-188.

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Abstract

We detected viral DNA in 20 out of 30 cases of MCC and in 0 out of 19 control samples. The presence of viral DNA in 66.6% of our MCC tissue specimens confirms the high prevalence of MCPyV in MCC patients described in American, German, French and Hungarian patient collections.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Dermatology Clinic
DDC:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2010
Deposited On:08 Jan 2011 11:22
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 17:42
Publisher:Karger
ISSN:1018-8665
Publisher DOI:10.1159/000315067
PubMed ID:20689250
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 13
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