Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Families


In the first family, a child developed weight loss and diarrhea shortly after birth. At 5 months of age the child was hospitalized because of fever. A lung biopsy done because of a persistent pulmonary infiltrate revealed P. carinii; C. neoformans was isolated from the tissue. Immunogiobulins were elevated but mitogen stimulation studies and the numbers of… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198404001-01062