Recently, the investigator performed a preliminary HLA analysis of tissues from a 1968 St. Louis AIDS/KS case which indicated that all samples came from the same individual. In follow-up studies the author proposes to confirm the HLA typing of these tissues to confirm that they came from a single individual. He will attempt to amplify certain viral genes from this patient by PCR and he will attempt to determine whether DNA from Kaposi's sarcoma associated herpesvirus (HHV-8) is present in these stored samples.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Research Project (R01)
Project #
1R01CA073459-01
Application #
2011480
Study Section
AIDS and Related Research Study Section 3 (ARRC)
Project Start
1997-02-01
Project End
1998-12-31
Budget Start
1997-02-01
Budget End
1997-12-31
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
1997
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Tulane University
Department
Microbiology/Immun/Virology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
City
New Orleans
State
LA
Country
United States
Zip Code
70118