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Neutralizing and IgG Antibodies against Simian Virus 40 in Healthy Pregnant Women in Italy.PLoS One 2014 21;9(10):e110700. Epub 2014 Oct 21.Polyomavirus simian virus 40 (SV40) sequences have been detected in various human specimens and SV40 antibodies have been found in human sera from both healthy individuals and cancer patients. This study analyzed serum samples from healthy pregnant women as well as cord blood samples to determine the prevalence of SV40 antibodies in pregnancy.
Serum samples were collected at the time of delivery from two groups of pregnant women as well as cord bloods from one group.Read More