Niraj C Patel
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
- Viral regulatory region effects on vertical transmission of polyomavirus SV40 in hamstersNiraj C Patel
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM385, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
Virology 386:94-101. 2009..These results indicate that SV40 replicates in hamsters, vertical transmission of SV40 can occur, and the viral regulatory region influences transmission...
- Detection of polyomavirus SV40 in tonsils from immunocompetent childrenNiraj C Patel
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
J Clin Virol 43:66-72. 2008..BK and JC viruses establish persistent infections in humans, and evidence suggests that SV40 can infect humans, as well. Whether persistence occurs in the lymphoid system is unknown...
- Outcomes of patients with severe combined immunodeficiency treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with and without preconditioningNiraj C Patel
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex 77039, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:1062-9.e1-4. 2009..The effect of pretransplantation conditioning on the long-term outcomes of patients receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) has not been completely determined...
- Vaccine-acquired rotavirus in infants with severe combined immunodeficiencyNiraj C Patel
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
N Engl J Med 362:314-9. 2010..These infections raise concerns regarding the safety of rotavirus vaccine in severely immunocompromised patients...