Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 in two Saudi families

Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2), the second retrovirus that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in humans, is limited in its distribution to West Africa. We report cases in two Saudi families with HIV-2 infection and AIDS, resulting in death of the index cases-the husbands, while the wives and a daughter were maintained on… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0256-4947.76408

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@inproceedings{Almaghrabi2011HumanIV, title={Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 in two Saudi families}, author={Reem S. Almaghrabi and Batool K. Ali and Sahar I Al-Thawadi and Magid Abdel Halim and Abdulrahman A. Alrajhi}, booktitle={Annals of Saudi medicine}, year={2011} }