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Interpretation and Use of the Western Blot Assay for Serodiagnosis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infections

JAMA. 1989;262(24):3395-3397. doi:10.1001/jama.1989.03430240025008.
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List of participants: ASTPHLD Committee on Testing for Retroviruses: William J. Hausler, Jr., Ph.D. (Chairman), J. Mehsen Joseph, Ph.D., Arthur F. DiSalvo, M.D., Mahadeo P. Verma, Ph.D. (President). Program Committee ASTPHLD Consensus Conference: Jane P. Getchell, Dr.P.H. CDC: D. Peter Drotman, M.D., M.P.H., J. Richard George, Ph.D., Gerald Schochetman, Ph.D., Charles A. Schable, M.S., Wanda K. Jones, Dr.P.H., Thomas L. Hearn, M.S., William Schalla, M.S.

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