AIDS among persons aged > or = 50 years--United States, 1991-1996.

@article{1998AIDSAP,
  title={AIDS among persons aged > or = 50 years--United States, 1991-1996.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={21-7}
}
  • Published 1998 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Early in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic, infection occurred disproportionately among older persons as a result of transmission through receipt of contaminated blood or blood products. Through 1989, receipt of contaminated blood or blood products accounted for only 1% of cases among persons aged 13-49 years; in comparison, this risk factor accounted for 6%, 28%, and 64% of cases among persons aged 50-59 years, 60-69 years, and > or =70 years, respectively. Because of… CONTINUE READING

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