TITLE

HIV diagnosis: why and how do we miss important clues?

AUTHOR(S)
Winceslaus, S. J.; Pinching, A. J.; Harris, A.; Ankrett, V.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Sexually Transmitted Infections;Apr2008, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Research has found that a significant proportion of patients diagnosed late with HIV infection had been in contact with healthcare professionals in the preceding year with symptoms attributable to HIV. We report a unique case of late HIV diagnosis missed when seen by a number of specialists and discuss whether with better communication the diagnosis could have been alerted earlier.
ACCESSION #
31989919

 

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