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Thirteen papers originally published as the Winter 1987 issue of University of Washington Medicine. They cover epidemiology, the HIV viruses, laboratory diagnosis, clinical manifestations and management, psychosocial problems, ethical considerations, infection control, and some other broader social considerations. An interesting historical note comes from A.G. Motulsky who tells the story of how retrospective testing of sera he had gathered in Africa in his study of G6PD deficiency and its relation to survival of falciparum malaria led to the finding of HIV positivity in a specimen collected in 1959. This collection forms a satisfactory primer on AIDS for persons who need
AIDS: A Guide for the Primary Physician. Ann Intern Med. 1989;110:332. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-110-4-332_2
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