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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 451059, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/451059
Clinical Study

Validation of Cytomegalovirus Immune Competence Assays for the Characterization of CD8+ T Cell Responses Posttransplant

Department of Pathology, ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 500 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA

Received 25 June 2012; Accepted 23 November 2012

Academic Editor: Rossana Cavallo

Copyright © 2012 Eugene V. Ravkov et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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