Michael R. Spence, MD, MPH; Annette C. Reboli, MD
It has now been a decade since the first patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were diagnosed in the United States. During this time, we have made advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis, complications, and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. The demographics of this disease have also changed. Although most HIV-infected persons are still men, women of reproductive age are the fastest growing segment of the population to be infected. If current mortality trends continue, AIDS will become one of the five leading causes of death in young American women by the end of 1991 (1).
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Spence MR, Reboli AC. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Women. Ann Intern Med. 1991;115:827-829. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-10-827
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(10):827-829.
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