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Gregory LaMont Casey
gcasey at postoffice.pacbell.net
Tue Sep 29 16:23:42 EST 1998
Let me ask you how is this backpedaling. Please provide any data on this topic.
I would like to see the backpedaling of Dr. Mullis.
microbiologist (I love typing that)
George M. Carter wrote:
> Well, this is true--it's an amplification process! This seems to be
> backpedaling on Mullis's part. Indeed, PCR is routinely used to
> measure viral load in blood. It has limitations, to be sure, but the
> correlation between higher viral load and advancement of disease
> (whether HIV or HCV) is very strong.
> George M. Carter
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