Polyoma (BK) Virus

February 2, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The BK virus has been recently elucidated as a major cause of renal allograft dysfunction and failure. Here, we discuss the historical perspectives of it’s discovery, the epidemiology of BK-nephritis, and histopathologic correlations to the clinical presentations of transplant patients.

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