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Research Article

Absence of XMRV in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of ARV-Treatment Naïve HIV-1 Infected and HIV-1/HCV Coinfected Individuals and Blood Donors

  • Cosmina Gingaras equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cosmina Gingaras, Bryan P. Danielson

    Affiliations: Section of Retrovirology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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  • Bryan P. Danielson equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cosmina Gingaras, Bryan P. Danielson

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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  • Karen J. Vigil,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

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  • Elana Vey,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

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  • Roberto C. Arduino,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

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  • Jason T. Kimata mail

    jkimata@bcm.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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  • Published: February 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031398

About the Authors

Cosmina Gingaras
Section of Retrovirology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Bryan P. Danielson, Jason T. Kimata
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Karen J. Vigil, Elana Vey, Roberto C. Arduino
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
Cosmina Gingaras
Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Corresponding Author

Email: jkimata@bcm.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CG BD JTK KJV RCA. Performed the experiments: CG BD. Analyzed the data: CG BD JTK EV KJV RCA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JTK KJA RCA EV. Wrote the paper: CG BD JTK KJV RCA EV.