Transient plasma human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) copies were detected by nucleic-acid sequence-based amplification during combination antiretroviral prophylaxis in a healthcare worker who reported a percutaneous injury from a stylet and who remained HIV-antibody-negative. An HIV-specific T-helper response, assessed by interleukin-2 production, was observed when tested at 13 months following the exposure.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)