Christina Yek published in J Clin Microbiol

Christina Yek published some of her fantastic work in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology this week! Christina and team investigated the application of a commercially available assay for plasma HIV RNA quantitation in other specimen types, namely CSF, dried blood and plasma spots, seminal plasma, and peripheral blood mononuclear cells.

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These applications are not only important in laboratory studies of viral pathogenesis, dynamics and persistence, but may also have clinical implications including in the investigation of cure strategies and diagnosis/treatment in resource-limited settings. This work was done at her previous lab at UCSD Center for AIDS Research.

Congratulations 🙂

— Chiefs