Scientific Review of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (MCV)
Primary Uses or Exposures: MCV is a polyomavirus that infects the skin and healthy people continuously shed MCV from the skin surface throughout their lives. Close personal contact with saliva or skin may be how people are initially exposed to the virus during childhood.
Scientific Review Documents
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Meetings, Webinars, and Listening Sessions
- Review of the Concept Document: NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (April 16-18, 2014)
- Peer Review of the Draft RoC Monograph on Selected Viruses (December 17, 2015)
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (June 15-16, 2016)