Volume 2, Number 3—July 1996
HIV-1 Group O Virus Identified for the First Time in the United States
|Sample Date||Genetic Systems HIV-1 EIAa||Genetic Systems HIV-1/2 EIAa||OTC HIV-1 EIAa||Abbott HIV-1 EIAa||Abbott HIV-1/2 EIAa|
|October 1995 a||0.51||1.35||1.60||ND||ND|
|November 1995 b||0.41||0.89||2.10||ND||ND|
|April 1996 c||4.20||3.40||0.68||3.10||1.15|
a HIV-1 WB = indeterminate; detected p17, p24, p31, p50, p66, and equivocal gp41; HIV-1
antigen = negative (0.40).
b HIV-1 WB = same as above; HIV-1 antigen = negative (0.34).
c HIV-1 WB = same as above; HIV-1 IFA = positive (2.5+).
ND= not done.
1Primers: gag/outer/forward - AGTACATGTTAAAACATGTAGTATGGGC; gag/outer/ reversed - CCTACTCCCTGACAGGCCGT CAGCATTTCTTC; gag/inner/forward - AGTACATGTTAAAACATGTAGTATGGGC; gag/inner/reverse - CCTTAAGCTTTTGT AGAATCTATCTACATA; protease/outer/forward - TTTGCCTCCCTCAAATC; protease/outer/reverse - TTACTGGCACTG GGGCTATGG; protease/inner/ forward - CCTCAAATCCCTCTTTG; protease/inner/reverse - TATAGGGAAGTTTAGTGTACA; env/outer/forward - CACAGAATTTAATGGAACAGGC; env/outer/reverse - TGTGTT ACAATAAAAGAATTCTCC; env/inner/forward - GTTACTTGTACACATGGCAT; and env/inner/reverse - AGAATTCTCCATGACAGTTAAA.
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