Curr Protoc Microbiol 2017 Nov 9;47:14A.6.1-14A.6.9. Epub 2017 Nov 9.
Department of Microbiology, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) is a common skin pathogen of children and young adults. Infection with MCV causes benign skin tumors in children and young adults and is mostly self-limiting. In contrast to orthopoxviruses, MCV infections tend to take a subacute clinical course but may persist for up to 12 months. Read More