Multiplex Droplet Digital PCR Assay for Quantification of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Subtype c DNA Proviral Load and T Cells from Blood and Respiratory Exudates Sampled in a Remote Setting
David Yurick, Georges Khoury, Bridle Clemens, Liyen Loh, Hai Pham, Katherine Kedzierska, Lloyd Einsiedel, Damian Purcell
Journal of Clinical Microbiology | AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY | Published : 2019
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) program
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We sincerely thank all the remote Indigenous Australian community members who participated in this study. We also thank members of the scientific community who generously shared reagents critical to this work. We acknowledge Kim Wilson of the National Reference Laboratory of Melbourne, Australia, and gratefully acknowledge the support of the Pathology Department at Alice Springs Hospital. We also thank the DMI Flow Facility staff for their advice and generous assistance during the sorting experiments.This study was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) program grant number 1052979 to D.P. and program grant number 1071916 to K.K. K.K. is a NHMRC Senior Research Level B Fellow (1102792), and B.C. is a NHMRC Peter Doherty Fellow.