The detection of viral genomes by polymerase chain reaction in the myocardium of pediatric patients with advanced HIV disease.

OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of viral nucleic acid detection in the myocardium of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children to determine whether an association exists with the development of heart disease. BACKGROUND As improved medical interventions increase the life expectancy of HIV-infected patients… CONTINUE READING