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RoC Review of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (MCV)

Microscopic view of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (MCV)

Substance Overview

Status: Known to be a human carcinogen
Profile: Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (230KB)

Primary Uses or Exposures

  • A very stable non-enveloped DNA polyomavirus found in the skin.
  • Spread of MCV is not fully characterized; it may be transmitted via shedding of the virus from the skin surface or from a fecal-oral transmission from the environment.

Documents

Documents for Merkel Cell Polyomavirus
Date Document
- Concept Document
Aug 01, 2016 RoC Monograph

Meetings & Events

Listing of related events
Date Event Event Type Materials
Apr 16, 2014 NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Meeting Materials
    April 16–18, 2014

    Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

     
  • Minutes
Dec 17, 2015 Peer Review of the Draft RoC Monograph on Selected Viruses Expert Panels - RoC
Jun 15, 2016 NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Meeting Materials
    June 15–16, 2016

    Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

  • Minutes

Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

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