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  1. JC virus(Noun)



  1. JC virus

    The JC virus or John Cunningham virus is a type of human polyomavirus and is genetically similar to BK virus and SV40. It was discovered in 1965 by ZuRhein and Chou and by Silverman and Rubinstein and later named using the two initials of a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. The virus causes PML and other diseases only in cases of immunodeficiency, as in AIDS or during treatment with drugs intended to induce a state of immunosuppression.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. JC Virus

    A species of POLYOMAVIRUS, originally isolated from the brain of a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. The patient's initials J.C. gave the virus its name. Infection is not accompanied by any apparent illness but serious demyelinating disease can appear later, probably following reactivation of latent virus.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jc virus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jc virus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Douglas Marthaler:

    The virus is always changing.

  2. The CDC:

    The virus is not transmitted through casual contact.

  3. Nicholas Jackson:

    We know very little about the biology of this virus.

  4. John Glisson:

    It's raining virus in the form of duck and goose poop.

  5. Denise Derrer:

    We can't count on warm weather killing off this virus.

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