Author(s): Anderson VM
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Abstract Infection with HIV destroys the immune system and causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Death results from common bacterial and opportunistic infections that are rare in persons with a healthy immune system. HIV infection frequently is a fatal sexually transmitted disease that can also be transmitted from an infected mother to her offspring.
This article was published in Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am
and referenced in Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology