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viral culture question

Jun 2, 1999

Hi Doc, Here is a different sort of question, would subtype 0 or the newer subtype N strains be detected by a standard viral culture? From what I have read, any type of hiv would cause "syncytia" and therefore be detected(?)

Response from Dr. Holodniy

They would be culturable and not all HIV is syncytia forming. MH

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