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Enumeration of CD4+ T-Cells Using a Portable Microchip Count Platform in Tanzanian HIV-Infected Patients

  • SangJun Moon,

    Affiliation: Demirci Bio-Acoustic MEMS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Umut Atakan Gurkan,

    Affiliation: Demirci Bio-Acoustic MEMS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey Blander,

    Affiliations: Demirci Bio-Acoustic MEMS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Wafaie W. Fawzi,

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Said Aboud,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Ferdinand Mugusi,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Daniel R. Kuritzkes,

    Affiliation: Section of Retroviral Therapeutics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Utkan Demirci mail

    udemirci@rics.bwh.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Demirci Bio-Acoustic MEMS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: July 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021409

About the Authors

SangJun Moon, Umut Atakan Gurkan, Jeffrey Blander, Utkan Demirci
Demirci Bio-Acoustic MEMS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Jeffrey Blander
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Wafaie W. Fawzi
Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Said Aboud
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Ferdinand Mugusi
Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Daniel R. Kuritzkes
Section of Retroviral Therapeutics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Utkan Demirci
Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: udemirci@rics.bwh.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SM JB WWF SA FM DRK UD. Performed the experiments: SM UD. Analyzed the data: SM UAG UD. Wrote the paper: SM UAG JB WWF SA FM DRK UD.