Epidemiology and transmission of infection by human immunodeficiency virus.

  • B P Sinclair
  • Published 1990 in
    NAACOG's clinical issues in perinatal and women's…


The incidence of HIV infection continues to increase in the United States especially among injection drug users and women. HIV is a retrovirus that infects selected cells in the immune system and under certain conditions replicates and forms new virus capable of infecting other host cells. The infection produces a continuum of conditions ranging from an… (More)


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