Cutavirus in cutaneous malignant melanoma

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A novel human protoparvovirus related to human bufavirus and preliminarily named cutavirus has been discovered. We detected cutavirus in a sample of cutaneous malignant melanoma by using viral enrichment and high-throughput sequencing. The role of cutaviruses in cutaneous cancers remains to be investigated.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)363-365
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2017

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