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BK Virus
MeSH HeadingBK Virus
Tree NumberB04.280.640.615.100
Tree NumberB04.909.204.210.620.615.100
Tree NumberB04.909.574.204.670.615.100
Tree NumberB04.909.675.615.100
Annotationinfection: coord IM with POLYOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS (IM) + TUMOR VIRUS INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope NoteA species of POLYOMAVIRUS apparently infecting over 90% of children but not clearly associated with any clinical illness in childhood. The virus remains latent in the body throughout life and can be reactivated under certain circumstances.
Entry TermBK polyomavirus
Entry TermHuman Polyomavirus BK
Entry TermPolyomavirus hominis 1
Entry TermPolyomavirus, BK
Allowable QualifiersCH CL DE EN GD GE IM IP ME PH PY RE UL
Online Noteuse POLYOMAVIRUS HOMINIS 1 to search BK VIRUS 1975-93
History Note2002, 1975-1993
Date of Entry19741119
Unique IDD001739


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Viruses [B04]
   DNA Viruses [B04.280]
      Polyomaviridae [B04.280.640]
         Polyomavirus [B04.280.640.615]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBK Virus [B04.280.640.615.100]
JC Virus [B04.280.640.615.400]
Merkel cell polyomavirus [B04.280.640.615.550]
Simian virus 40 [B04.280.640.615.700]

 
Viruses [B04]
   Vertebrate Viruses [B04.909]
      DNA Viruses [B04.909.204]
         DNA Tumor Viruses [B04.909.204.210]
            Polyomaviridae [B04.909.204.210.620]
               Polyomavirus [B04.909.204.210.620.615]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBK Virus [B04.909.204.210.620.615.100]
JC Virus [B04.909.204.210.620.615.400]
Simian virus 40 [B04.909.204.210.620.615.700]

 
Viruses [B04]
   Vertebrate Viruses [B04.909]
      Oncogenic Viruses [B04.909.574]
         DNA Tumor Viruses [B04.909.574.204]
            Polyomaviridae [B04.909.574.204.670]
               Polyomavirus [B04.909.574.204.670.615]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBK Virus [B04.909.574.204.670.615.100]
JC Virus [B04.909.574.204.670.615.400]
Simian virus 40 [B04.909.574.204.670.615.700]

 
Viruses [B04]
   Vertebrate Viruses [B04.909]
      Polyomaviridae [B04.909.675]
         Polyomavirus [B04.909.675.615]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeBK Virus [B04.909.675.615.100]
JC Virus [B04.909.675.615.400]
Simian virus 40 [B04.909.675.615.700]

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