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Elsie E. Buff Discusses the extent of the AIDS outbreak in Miami-Dade County

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Title

Elsie E. Buff Discusses the extent of the AIDS outbreak in Miami-Dade County

Subject

Encephalitis -- Florida
AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Prevention
Laboratory supervisors -- Florida
Public health -- Florida -- History
Public health personnel -- Florida -- Interviews
Oral history
Online audio

Description

Working with only 7 people in the laboratory, Elsie Buff discusses the overwhelming volume of incoming samples during the HIV/AIDS outbreak in the 1980s. "Buff" also briefly interjects about the testing kit's high false positive rate.

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Duration

4 minutes 24 seconds

Collection

Citation

“Elsie E. Buff Discusses the extent of the AIDS outbreak in Miami-Dade County,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed January 18, 2020, https://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2503.