Resolution of infection status of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)- seroindeterminate donors and high-risk seronegative individuals with polymerase chain reaction and virus culture: absence of persistent silent HIV type 1 infection in a high-prevalence area

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  • B.E. EBLE,

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      Bernard E. Eble, Jr., PhD, Assistant Research Molecular Biologist, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

  • M.P. BUSCH MD, PhD,

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  • H. KHAYAM-BASHI,

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      Hassan Khayam-Bashi, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Director, Clinical Biochemistry Section, Clinical Lab and Co-Director, PCR Laboratory, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA.

  • M.A. NASON,

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      Margo A. Nason, BA, RN, Patient Manager, Epidemiology Department, Irwin Memorial Blood Centers.

  • S. SAMSON,

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      Susan Sampson, MA, MPH, Manager, Epidemiology Department, Irwin Memorial Blood Centers.

  • G.N. VYAS

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      Girish N. Vyas, PhD, Professor, Laboratory Medicine, and Director, Transfusion Research Program, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.


2Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; and Scientific Director, Irwin Memorial Blood Centers, 270 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118.

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