Affiliation: American Red Cross
- Highly sensitive TaqMan RT-PCR assay for detection and quantification of both lineages of West Nile virus RNAYanlin Tang
Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
J Clin Virol 36:177-82. 2006..S. The effective means to determine an infection are detection of viral nucleic acid and/or viral specific immunoglobulin, IgM and/or IgG...
- Genetic analysis of West Nile virus isolates from US blood donors during 2002-2005Yanlin Tang
Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
J Clin Virol 43:292-7. 2008..Since its introduction into North America in 1999, West Nile virus (WNV) has spread rapidly across United States (US)...
- A prospective study of multiple donor exposure blood recipients: surveillance value and limitations for hemovigilanceShimian Zou
Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross Blood Services, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
Transfusion 50:128-38. 2010..There have been few recent systematic studies of blood recipients for direct evidence of blood safety, especially for emerging pathogens that may pose a threat to the blood supply...
- Signature patterns revealed by microarray analyses of mice infected with influenza virus A and Streptococcus pneumoniaeHong Zhang
Z BioMed Inc, 15725 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
Microbes Infect 8:2172-85. 2006..The advantage of this novel approach is that the detection of pathogens is based on the differences in host gene expression profiles in response to different pathogens instead of detecting pathogens directly...