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Table 2 Prevalence of Malawi and JC/BK polyomavirus and EBV infections in biological samples from healthy and autoimmune children

From: Detection of Malawi polyomavirus sequences in secondary lymphoid tissues from Italian healthy children: a transient site of infection

  Samples    Polyomavirus No. (%)   Ref. virus No. (%)
  Total No. MWPyV JCPyV BKPyV EBV
Healthy children       
No. 200 Tonsil 100 6 (6 %) 0 0 38 (38 %)
  Adenoid 100 1 (1 %) 0 0 37 (37 %)
  Blood 100 0 0 0 12 (12 %)
  Urine 100 0 0 0
  Stoola 100 0 0 0
  Total No. 500 7 (1.4 %) 0 0
Autoimmune children       
No. 40 Blood 40 0 6 (15 %) 0 2 (5 %)
  Urine 40 0 40 (100 %) 5 (12.5 %)
  Total No. 80 0 46 (57.5 %) 5 (6.25 %)
  1. a30 with acute gastrointestinal symptoms with a diagnosis of Enterovirus 10/30 and Norovirus 20/30 infections