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Table 1 Summary of infectious disease testing of blood samples used in this study

From: No evidence of bovine leukemia virus proviral DNA and antibodies in human specimens from Japan

Target testing Method Result
Hepatitis B surface (HBs) antigen testing CLEIA Negative
Hepatitis B core (HBc) antibody testing CLEIA Negative
HB virus (HBV) DNA nucleic acid testing PCR Negative
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody testing CLEIA Negative
HCV DNA nucleic acid testing PCR Negative
Human immunodeficiency virus type-1, 2 (HIV-1, 2) antibody testing CLEIA Negative
HIV-1, 2 DNA nucleic acid testing PCR Negative
Human T-leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-I) antibody testing CLEIA Negative
Syphilis treponemal antibody testing CLEIA Negative
Human parvovirus B19 antigen testing CLEIA Negative
  1. CLEIA: Chemiluminescence enzyme immunoassay; PCR: Polymerase chain reaction