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Depicted in this 2007 photograph, was Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Microbiologist, Dr. Davis Lupo, was shown using a luminometer, in order to measure HIV infection in human cells in vitro, while Public Health Analyst, Lee Lam observed. By employing various chemical reactions to the laboratory cell sample, the release of energy, in the form of emitted light, or bioluminescence, can then be measured by this luminometer in quantitative units, known as RLUs, or relative light units.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Hsi Liu, Ph.D., MBA, James Gathany
Creation Date: 2007
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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