Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 24th, 1997
C.B. Hsiao and colleagues of State University of New York at Buffalo performed a retrospective study of all cases of pneumococcal bacteremia diagnosed from 1992 to 1995 at Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York.
They reported their findings at the Fourth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, held January 22-26 in Washington, D.C.
"Adults, age <55 [years], with pneumococcal bacteremia strongly suggest underlying HIV infection," Hsiao et al. wrote in their presentation abstract.
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