HIV Infection in Heterosexual Female Intravenous Drug Users in New York City, 1977–1980

Pauline Thomas, Rita O'donnell, Rosalyn Williams, Mary Ann Chiasson

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Abstract

To the Editor: The birth dates of children who have acquired the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) from their mothers can be used as one indicator of the first appearance of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in women of childbearing age. Several reports have documented the development of AIDS in children of women who are asymptomatic at the time of the child's diagnosis, but who later have symptoms themselves.1 2 3 We report an analysis of the data on risk behavior and vital status of mothers (and fathers when known) of New York City children born before 1981 with AIDS acquired from their.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume319
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 11 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine

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