Archives of Virology

, Volume 151, Issue 2, pp 405–408 | Cite as

Identification of a third member of the Anellovirus genus (“small anellovirus”) in French blood donors

  • P. Biagini
  • P. de Micco
  • X. de Lamballerie
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Summary.

We demonstrate for the first time that a putative third member of the genus Anellovirus (TTV/TTMV) is present in the blood of healthy persons (20% prevalence), and also in their PBMNC and saliva samples.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Biagini
    • 1
  • P. de Micco
    • 1
    • 2
  • X. de Lamballerie
    • 2
  1. 1.Unité des Virus Emergents EA3292, Etablissement Français du Sang Alpes-MéditerranéeMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.Unité des Virus Emergents EA3292, Faculté de MédecineMarseilleFrance

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