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Table 2 Oncogenic viruses identified by PCR in patient samples

From: Multiple oncogenic viruses identified in Ocular surface squamous neoplasia in HIV-1 patients

Case # Diagnosis HPV EBV KSHV CMV BK JC HSV 1/2
1 OSSN + + - - - - +
2 Pterygium + + + + - - +
3 OSSN + + + + - - +
4 OSSN + + + - - - +
5 OSSN + + - + - - +
6 OSSN + + + + - - +
8 OSSN + + + - - - +
9 OSSN + + - - - - +
11 OSSN + + + - - - -
12 OSSN + + + - - - -
13 OSSN -/+ + - + - - -
14 OSSN - - + + - - +
15 Pterygium - + + + - - +
16 Pterygium - + - + - - +
17 Pterygium - + + - - - +
18 OSSN - + + + - - +
19 OSSN - + + - - - -
21 OSSN - + + - - - -
22 OSSN - + - - - - -
23 OSSN - + + + - - +
24 OSSN - + + + - - -
25 Pterygium - + - + - - +
26 Pterygium + - + + - - -
27 Pterygium + + + - - - +
28 OSSN + + - - - - +
29 OSSN + - + + - - +
30 Pterygium + + - + - - -
31 OSSN + + + + - - +
32 OSSN - + - + - - +
33 OSSN + - + + - - +
34 OSSN + + + - - - -
35 OSSN + - + - - - -
36 OSSN + + - + - - +
37 OSSN + - + + - - +
38 OSSN + + + + - - +
39 OSSN + + + + - - +
  1. Oncogenic viruses identified in each OSSN and pterygium patient as determined by PCR analysis. Most cases tested positive for HPV, EBV, KSHV, and HSV. HPV results for samples 14-24 were intriguing since most were positive on IHC and ISH. None was positive for BK and JC.