AIDS in uganda — clinical and social features

Richard W. Goodgame

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THE acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was recognized in Africa through the study of African patients with the disease1 2 3 4 5 and the subsequent documentation of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).6,7 Epidemiologic studies have used case surveillance8,9 and serologic surveys10,11 to show the pattern of heterosexual transmission,12 risk factors for acquisition,13 14 15 16 17 and the prevalence of infection in Africa.18 Several useful reviews on the epidemiology of AIDS in Africa have been published.19 20 21 22 Although intensive efforts have rightly focused on preventing further transmission, the large number of cases of AIDS will bring attention back to the clinical problems of patients with AIDS in.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-389
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Aug 9 1990
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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