Summary of AAV and adenovirus sequence detection in human tissuesa

Viral DNA foundNo. of samples positive
T+A (n = 101)Liver (n = 19)Spleen (n = 21)Muscle (n = 15)Heart (n = 3)Lung (n = 3)
AAV positive701001
AdV positive1900000
AAV and AdV positive2b00000
  • a T+A = tonsils and adenoids; AdV = adenovirus.

  • b Two samples (T17 and T32) contained both AAV and adenovirus sequences.