BK Virus Infection - Glossary

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Last Updated on Jul 06, 2015
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Glossary

Renal tubular cells: Cells that belong to the tubular portion of the kidney.

Immunosuppression: An act that reduces the efficacy of the immune system.

Decoy cells: Epithelial cells that are virally infected and are excreted in urine.

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