Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 2nd, 1998
Six HIV-2 positive/HIV-1 negative sera - probably representing just three different people - were found among stored sera originally drawn for HIV tests in 1993 through 1995.
The New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the findings at the 5th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, held February 1-5 in Chicago, Illinois.
NYCDOH researcher S.T. Beatrice and colleagues reported that they located 5,808 serum samples from people born in West Africa, where HIV-2 is...
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