Michael Rigsby

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BACKGROUND The recent identification in patients with Kaposi's sarcoma of DNA sequences with homology to gammaherpesviruses has led to the hypothesis that a newly identified virus, Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpeslike virus (KSHV), has a role in the pathogenesis of Kaposi's sarcoma. We developed serologic markers for KSHV infection. METHODS KSHV(More)
The Amplicor HIV-1 Monitor test was compared to the nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (Nasba) assay system for the quantitation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA in three different types of clinical samples: plasma, serum, and plasma subjected to freeze-and-thaw cycles. Each assay detected HIV RNA in the same 73 (90%) of 81 samples tested,(More)
This presentation focuses on the strategic design planning and vision creation process for the E-Quarium, the online complement to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. More than six months of informed investigation and analysis resulted in an ambitious redesign of the web site, which launched in October 1999. The aquarium and AlbenFaris worked in close partnership in(More)
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