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Table 2 Number of positive amplifications of target gene partial sequences * P = primary PCR; N = nested PCR

From: Presence of chelonid fibropapilloma-associated herpesvirus in tumored and non-tumored green turtles, as detected by polymerase chain reaction, in endemic and non-endemic aggregations, Puerto Rico

Description of Samples DNA target type*
    Polymerase Capsid protease Glycoprotein B
Location Type of tissue Number P N P N P N
Manglar Tumor 29 4 24 3 21 1 20
Skin from turtle with tumor 18 0 8 0 9 0 5
Skin from normal turtle 71 0 21 1 19 0 17
Culebrita Tumor 9 2 9 0 2 2 9
Skin from turtle with tumor 3 0 1 0 1 0 1
  Skin from normal turtle 71 0 13 1 7 1 9