Published in Virus Weekly, January 13th, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, "Acute infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is often accompanied by a flu-like illness, and early identification and treatment may help control the infection and prevent transmission."
J.M. Pincus and coauthors at Boston University "enrolled patients who presented to an urban urgent care center with any symptoms of a viral illness and any recent potential risk for HIV infection," and "tested them for acute HIV infection using enzyme-linked immunosorbent and RNA assays."
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