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Failure to detect xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus in blood of individuals at high risk of blood-borne viral infections

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A xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) has recently been reported in association with prostate cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome, with a prevalence of up to 3.7% in the healthy population. We looked for XMRV in 230 patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 or hepatitis C infection. XMRV was undetectable in plasma or peripheral blood mononuclear cells by polymerase chain reaction targeting XMRV gag or env. T cell responses to XMRV Gag were undetectable in peripheral ...

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10.1086/657167

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
202
Issue:
10
Pages:
1482–1485
Publication date:
2010-11-15
Acceptance date:
2010-07-29
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EISSN:
537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Pmid:
20936982
Source identifiers:
89587
Language:
English
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pubs:89587
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2016-08-11

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