TABLE 2.

Summary of results from the screening of selected human samples for KIPyV by PCR

Sample typeSourceNo. of samples testedNo. (%) positive
Nasopharyngeal aspirateConsecutive clinical samples, mainly respiratory tract disease6376 (1)
UrineHSCT recipients1500 (0)
SerumHSCT recipients330 (0)
Whole bloodBlood donors1920 (0)
FecesConsecutive clinical samples, mainly gastroenteritis1921 (0.5)
Isolated frozen leukocytesSamples sent for CMVa diagnosis, mainly from immunosuppressed patients960 (0)
  • a CMV, cytomegalovirus.