Rapid and sensitive viral culture method for human immunodeficiency virus type 1

J. B. Jackson, R. W. Coombs, K. Sannerud, F. S. Rhame, Henry H Balfour

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Abstract

Peripheral blood mononuclear cells from 142 consecutive patients with antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) were cultured for HIV-1. All 72 patients with symptoms of HIV-1 infection were culture positive, as were 69 of 70 asymptomatic patients. Of the 142 patients, 132 (93%) were culture positive within 10 days after initiation of the culture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1416-1418
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume26
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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