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Acute HIV: What is new and how do we treat?

Claire von Mollendorf
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine | Vol 10, No 2 | a298 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v10i2.298 | © 2009 Claire von Mollendorf | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 December 2009 | Published: 30 July 2009

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Claire von Mollendorf, RHRU

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Abstract

Health care providers are faced with a number of challenges as regards Acute HIV infection. The first challenge is recognition as the acute retroviral symptoms mimic a number of other viral infections. The second challenge is treatment as there are a number of benefits and risks in treating early HIV both on an individual and public health level. This review hopes to address some of these questions.

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