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BK Virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
BK Virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.210.700.615.100
B04.613.204.670.615.100
Unique ID
D001739
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001739
Annotation
infection: coord IM with POLYOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS (IM) + TUMOR VIRUS INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
A 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 Term(s)
BK polyomavirus
Human Polyomavirus BK
Polyomavirus hominis 1
Polyomavirus, BK
Registry Number
txid1891762
Public MeSH Note
2002; see POLYOMAVIRUS HOMINIS 1 1994-2001, see BK VIRUS 1991-1993, see POLYOMAVIRUSES 1978-1990, see POLYOMA VIRUS 1975-1977
Online Note
use POLYOMAVIRUS HOMINIS 1 to search BK VIRUS 1975-93
History Note
2002, 1975-1993
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2020/08/13
BK Virus Preferred
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