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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011


Novel Multiplexed HIV/Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody Detection Assay

Steve Ahuka-Mundeke, Ahidjo Ayouba, Placide Mbala-Kingebeni, Florian Liegeois, Amandine Esteban, Octavie Lunguya-Metila, Didace Demba, Guy Bilulu, Valentin Mbenzo-Abokome, Bila-Isia Inogwabini, Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, Eric Delaporte, and Martine PeetersComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France (S. Ahuka-Mundeke, A. Ayouba, F. Liegeois, A. Esteban, E. Delaporte, M. Peeters); Institut National de Recherche Biomédicales, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (S. Ahuka-Mundeke, P. Mbala-Kingebeni, O. Lunguya-Metila, J.-J. Muyembe-Tamfum); Cliniques Universitaires de Kinshasa, Kinshasa (S. Ahuka-Mundeke, P. Mbala-Kingebeni, O. Lunguya-Metila, J.-J. Muyembe-Tamfum); Zone de Santé de Kole, Sankuru, Kasai Oriental, Democratic Republic of Congo (D. Demba, G. Bilulu); World Wildlife Fund For Nature, Kinshasa (V. Mbenzo-Abokome, B-I. Inogwabini)

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Table 1

Panel of reference serum samples from SIV-infected and -noninfected nonhuman primate species*

Species (common name) SIV lineage No. samples
Pan troglodytes troglodytes (west- central chimpanzee) SIVcpzPtt 2 1
Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii (eastern chimpanzee) SIVcpzPts 1 NF
Cercopithecus nictitans (greater spot-nosed monkey) SIVgsn 6 45
Cercopithecus cephus (mustached monkey) SIVmus 7 30
Cercopithecus mona (Mona monkey) SIVmon NF 1
Miopithecus ogouensis (northern talapoin) SIVtal 1 6
Cercopithecus neglectus (De Brazza monkey) SIVdeb 7 1
Cercocebus torquatus (red-capped mangabey) SIVrcm 4 NF
Chlorocebus tantalus (African green monkey) SIVagm 1 NF
Mandrillus sphinx (mandrill) SIVmnd-2 10 2
Colobus guereza (mantled guereza) SIVcol 10 7
Total 49 93

*NF, none found.

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