Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 13th, 1998
The case was identified initially through standard blood banking screening procedures that allow the simultaneous confirmation of both HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies, reported Marian T. Sullivan, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland, and colleagues ("Identification and Characterization of an HIV-2 Antibody-Positive Blood Donor in the United States," Transplantation, 1998;38:189-193). Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were among the contributing authors.
The other two cases of HIV-2 antibody-positive blood donors also have been...
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