Twins Discordant for Infection with Hiv: a Multi-disciplinary Study


Evidence suggests that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), an agent that causes irrrnunologic, neurodevelopmental, and craniofacial abnormalities crosses the placenta and infects the fetus during intrauterine life. The effects of infection on these various systems were examined in a pair of dizygotic twins discordant for evidence of HIV infection. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198704010-00271