Identification of infection of an Australian resident with the human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2).


OBJECTIVE To present the first confirmed case of human immunodeficiency virus infection type 2 (HIV-2) in an Australian resident. CLINICAL FEATURES HIV-2 infection in a west African man resident in Sydney was diagnosed in 1992 at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, by serological testing. He was asymptomatic and the blood CD4 T-lymphocyte concentration was not… (More)