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Journal of Veterinary Research

formerly Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Pulawy

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Investigation of human papillomaviruses (HPV), mouse mammary tumour virus (MMTV), Epstein–Barr virus (EBV), and human polyomavirus entities in canine mammary tumours

Kivilcim Sonmez / Eda Altan
  • Virology Department, Veterinary Faculty, Istanbul University, 34320, Avcilar, Istanbul, Turkey
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/ Funda Yildirim / Seçkin Serdar Arun / Nuri Turan
  • Virology Department, Veterinary Faculty, Istanbul University, 34320, Avcilar, Istanbul, Turkey
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/ Huseyin Yilmaz
  • Virology Department, Veterinary Faculty, Istanbul University, 34320, Avcilar, Istanbul, Turkey
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/ Mert Ahmet Kuskucu
  • Microbiology and Clinical Bacteriology Department, Cerraphasa Medicine Faculty, Istanbul University, 34098, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Published Online: 2016-04-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jvetres-2016-0008


Introduction: The aim of the study was to investigate the presence of human papillomaviruses (HPV), mouse mammary tumour virus (MMTV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and human polyomavirus BK in canine mammary tumours (CMTs) and to correlate the results of histopathological classification with the results of virological examination. Material and Methods: Eighty CMTs and ten normal canine mammary gland samples were evaluated using histopathological methods and TaqMan real-time PCR analysis. Results: The results indicated that all mammary tumours and normal mammary tissue samples were negative for HPV16 and other HPV, EBV, human polyomavirus, and human mammary tumour virus strains. Conclusion: Further studies should be performed to investigate the existence of other strains of HPV, EBV, and human polyomavirus in CMTs.

Keywords: dogs; canine mammary tumours; EBV; BKV; HPV; MMTV


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Received: 2015-08-28

Accepted: 2016-02-02

Published Online: 2016-04-29

Published in Print: 2016-03-01

Citation Information: Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 60, Issue 1, Pages 49–53, ISSN (Online) 2450-8608, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jvetres-2016-0008.

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