Maternal transmission of acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

  title={Maternal transmission of acquired immune deficiency syndrome.},
  author={Morton J Cowan and Daniela Hellmann and David S Chudwin and Diane W. Wara and R. Shihman Chang and Arthur J. Ammann},
  volume={73 3},
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been reported in previously healthy homosexual or bisexual males, intravenous drug users, heterosexual men with hemophilia, and Haitians. The finding of heterosexual hemophiliacs with AIDS has raised the possibility of a transmittable blood-borne agent as a cause of this disease. We have found three female half-siblings who had clinical and laboratory evidence for AIDS. All three had evidence of abnormal in vitro cellular immunity; two had chronic… CONTINUE READING
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