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A Microchip CD4 Counting Method for HIV Monitoring in Resource-Poor Settings

  • William R Rodriguez mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: wrodriguez@partners.org (WRR), E-mail: mcdevitt@mail.utexas.edu (JTM)

    Affiliations: Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of AIDS, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Nicolaos Christodoulides,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Pierre N Floriano,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Susan Graham,

    Affiliation: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sanghamitra Mohanty,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Meredith Dixon,

    Affiliation: Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Mina Hsiang,

    Affiliation: Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Trevor Peter,

    Affiliation: Botswana–Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana

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  • Shabnam Zavahir,

    Affiliation: Botswana–Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana

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  • Ibou Thior,

    Affiliation: Botswana–Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana

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  • Dwight Romanovicz,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Bruce Bernard,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Adrian P Goodey,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Bruce D Walker,

    Affiliations: Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of AIDS, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • John T McDevitt mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: wrodriguez@partners.org (WRR), E-mail: mcdevitt@mail.utexas.edu (JTM)

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: July 19, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020182

About the Authors

William R Rodriguez, Meredith Dixon, Mina Hsiang, Bruce D Walker
Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
William R Rodriguez, Bruce D Walker
Division of AIDS, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
William R Rodriguez, Susan Graham
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Nicolaos Christodoulides, Pierre N Floriano, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Dwight Romanovicz, Bruce Bernard, Adrian P Goodey, John T McDevitt
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America
Trevor Peter, Shabnam Zavahir, Ibou Thior
Botswana–Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

WRR, NC, PNF, BDW, and JTM have applied for a patent for the application described here.

Author Contributions

WRR, NC, PF, SG, BDW, and JTM designed the study. WRR, NC, PNF, SG, MD, SM, ST, IB, TP, MH, DR, BB, APG, BDW, and JTM collected and analyzed the data. WRR, BDW, NC, PNF, and JTM prepared the manuscript.