Comparison of clinical features of acute HIV-1 infection in patients infected sexually or through injection drug use. The Investigators of the Québec Primary HIV Infection Study.

@article{Routy2000ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of clinical features of acute HIV-1 infection in patients infected sexually or through injection drug use. The Investigators of the Qu{\'e}bec Primary HIV Infection Study.},
  author={Jean-Pierre Routy and Philippe Vanhems and Danielle Rouleau and Christos M. Tsoukas and Eric A Lefebvre and Pierre C{\^o}t{\'e} and Roger Leblanc and Brian Conway and Michel Alary and Julie Bruneau and Rafick Pierre S{\'e}kaly},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={425-32}
}
Acute HIV-1 infection (AHI) may present with a clinical picture that represents a diagnostic challenge. We tested the hypothesis that two different routes of infection, that is, sexual versus parenteral, might be associated with a difference in the clinical features of AHI. A prospective cohort of seroconvertors was established in Montréal in private medical clinics and hospitals from February 1996 to May 1999. The prevalence of the symptomatic presentation was almost overlapping within the two… CONTINUE READING

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