Talk:JC virus

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Is 'JCV' an abreviation of 'Jamestown-Canyon virus' or an eponym from de initials of the first patient who died from Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy ? Dr.Marc Allewaert,neurologist,Belgium—Preceding unsigned comment added by 217.136.87.169 (talkcontribs)

"The letters JC are the initials of a patient with PML from whose brain the virus was first isolated." from [1], so I think the latter is correct. Awyong J. M. Salleh 13:15, 5 March 2007 (UTC)

•JC is definitely "John Cunningham" -- anyone know why that was removed? Early versions of the article include it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.218.15.100 (talk) 03:25, 26 November 2010 (UTC)

- Yea JCV stands for John Cunningham Virus, whoever removed the redirection should restore it; I couldn't find this page when I searched John Cunningham Virus... In fact, I'm going to try to restore it... 24.246.72.102 (talk) 05:55, 28 April 2011 (UTC)

"John Cunningham" was intentionally removed because it's a violation of protected health information to refer to the patient by name. Furthermore, JC isn't an abbreviation for the full name of the virus, it IS the name of the virus.

Removed a dead link[edit]

MS drug Tysabri link to JC virus and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, or PML. BruceD270 03:18, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

Drug Interactions Section[edit]

Is it just me or does the sentence "Below are some specifically known to have already killed people" seem a little POV or, like, emotive or whatever? --no one —Preceding unsigned comment added by 175.38.103.239 (talk) 02:07, 5 April 2011 (UTC)