Authors: Polyomaviridae


Ugo Moens
Department of Medical Biology
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Tromsø
9037 Tromsø, Norway

Sébastien Calvignac-Spencer*
Polyomaviridae Study Group Chair
Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorgansims & Viral Evolution
Robert Koch Institute
13353 Berlin, Germany

Chris Lauber
Institute for Medical Informatics and Biometry
Technische Universität Dresden
01069 Dresden, Germany

Torbjörn Ramqvist
Department of Oncology-pathology
Karolinska Institutet
17177 Stockholm, Sweden

Mariet C.W. Feltkamp
Department of Medical Microbiology
Leiden University Medical Center
2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands

Matthew D. Daugherty
Division of Biological Sciences,
University of California San Diego
La Jolla CA, 92093-0377, USA

Ernst J. Verschoor
Department of Virology
Biomedical Primate Research Centre
2288 GJ Rijswijk
The Netherlands

Bernhard Ehlers
Division 12 Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Viruses Affecting Immunocompromised Patients,
Robert Koch Institute
13353 Berlin, Germany.

* to whom correspondence should be addressed

The authors are grateful to the previous Study Group (L. C. Norkin, T. Allander, W. J. Atwood, C. B. Buck, R. L. Garcea, M. J. Imperiale, R. Johne, E. O. Major, J. M. Pipas, and T. Ramqvist) for the use of their Polyomaviridae chapter of the Ninth Report of the ICTV, which was very helpful in preparing the current chapter.