Published in AIDS Weekly, October 9th, 1995
In 1993 the woman was injected with between 2- to 5-mL of blood from a third person who had zidovudine-resistant AIDS. Within three-months of the attack the woman tested positive for HIV and within five months her CD4 lymphocyte count was below 200/mm3.
"The linkage between the viruses present in the victim and in the donor was demonstrated," researcher Jan Veenstra and colleagues wrote ("Transmission of Zidovudine-Resistant HIV Type 1 Variants Following Deliberate Injection of Blood from a...
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