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From: High viral load of Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA sequences in Langerhans cell sarcoma tissues

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Q-PCR data comparing MCPyV-positive LCH samples and MCPyV-positive LCS samples. Q-PCR provides the viral load of MCPyV (relative level of MCPyV (MCC = 1)) for MCPyV-positive LCH samples and MCPyV-positive LCS samples plotted as box-whisker plots (Mann–Whitney U test, P < 0.01). The median viral load data are 0.003 and 0.453 in MCPyV-positive LCH and MCPyV-positive LCS, respectively. Abbreviations: LCH, Langerhans cell histiocytosis; LCS, Langerhans cell sarcoma; MCC, Merkel cell carcinoma; MCPyV, Merkel cell polyomavirus; Q-PCR, multiplex quantitative PCR.

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