ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.37, no.3, pp.388-391, 2006 (SCI-Expanded)
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ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Molluscum contagiosum virus, subtype, Turkish population, PCR, MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY, SKIN-LESIONS, INFECTIONS, CIDOFOVIR, POXVIRUS
Erciyes University Affiliated:
Background. Molluscum contagiosum has a worldwide occurrence and its primary mode of transmission is via direct human contact including sexual means. The aim of the study was to implement a polymerase chain reaction-based assay for detection and subtyping of Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) in skin lesions diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum in a large regional teaching hospital in Turkey.