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Research Article

Highly Precise Measurement of HIV DNA by Droplet Digital PCR

  • Matthew C. Strain mail,

    mstrain@ucsd.edu

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Steven M. Lada,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Tiffany Luong,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

    Current address: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Steffney E. Rought,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Sara Gianella,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Valeri H. Terry,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Celsa A. Spina,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Christopher H. Woelk,

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Douglas D. Richman

    Affiliations: University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Published: April 03, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055943

About the Authors

Matthew C. Strain, Steven M. Lada, Tiffany Luong, Steffney E. Rought, Sara Gianella, Valeri H. Terry, Celsa A. Spina, Christopher H. Woelk, Douglas D. Richman
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California
Matthew C. Strain, Steven M. Lada, Tiffany Luong, Steffney E. Rought, Sara Gianella, Valeri H. Terry, Celsa A. Spina, Christopher H. Woelk, Douglas D. Richman
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mstrain@ucsd.edu

Competing Interests

DDR has served as a consultant for BMS, Gilead, Merck, Monogram, Tobira, Chimerix, Biota, Gen-Probe and Idenix Pharmaceuticals. There are no patents, products in development, or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MCS SML SER DDR. Performed the experiments: SML TL SG VHT. Analyzed the data: MCS SML DDR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SG VHT CAS CHW DDR. Wrote the paper: MCS SML SER CHW DDR.