polyoma virus


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polyoma virus

[‚päl·ē′ō·mə ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
A small deoxyribonucleic acid virus normally causing inapparent infection in mice, but experimentally capable of producing parotid tumors and a wide variety of other tumors.
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Oncogenic effect of tissue-culture preparations of polyoma virus on fetal mice.
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The polyoma virus, JCV and its involvement in human disease.
In the case of vaccines manufactured in calves, the agents of concern include several bovine viruses (bovine viral diarrhea virus, bovine parainfluenza virus type 3, bovine respiratory syncytial virus, bovine adenoviruses, bovine parvovirus[es], bovine herpesvirus 1 [infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus], other bovine herpesviruses, bovine reovirus[es], rabies virus, bluetongue viruses, bovine polyoma virus, bovine circovirus, Cache Valley virus, and orthopoxviruses other than vaccinia [such as cowpox]).