Official Satellite Meeting
Presentation by
Eleni Papadopulos et al.

Dept. Med. Phys. Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
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Indeed this is the method which Luc Montagnier and his colleagues claimed to have used to isolate HIV and thus to prove its existence.

The May 1983 study by Montagnier and his colleagues was entitled:

"Isolation of a T-Lymphotropic Retrovirus from a patient at Risk of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)"