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Sex practice correlates of human immunodeficiency virus transmission and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome incidence in heterosexual partners and offspring of U.S. hemophilic men

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We assessed the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission from heterosexual seropositive hemophilic men to their female sex partners through an HIV serosurvey and questionnaire study conducted during 1984-1987. Five percent of 21 female partners of asymptomatic men and 11% of 35 partners of HIV-symptomatic (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome [AIDS], AIDS-related complex [ARC], peripheral generalized lymphadenopathy [PGL]) hemophilic men had been infected when first tested.… Read more

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HIV and hemophilic children’s growth

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The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) often has profound effects on growth; however, the effects of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on asymptomatic children’s growth are unknown. Before heat inactivation/HIV donor screening of factor concentrates, many hemophilic children became infected with HIV.… Read more

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Human immunodeficiency virus infection in hemophilic children

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The following groups were compared: (1) children less than 18 years old who have hemophilia-associated acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) with other children with AIDS and with adults who have hemophilia-associated AIDS and (2) asymptomatic HIV-infected hemophilic children with asymptomatic HIV-infected hemophilic adults.… Read more

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HTLV-III/LAV-seronegative, virus-negative sexual partners and household contacts of hemophiliacs

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Public concern about¬†the transmissibility of human T-cell¬†lymphotropic virus type III/¬†lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-III/LAV) has been heightened by several reports suggesting the existence¬†of an antibody-negative, virus-positive¬†state in some asymptomatic sex partners of persons who are antibody-positive. ¬†We recently evaluated 88¬†household members and/or sex partners¬†of persons with hemophilia and¬†found that only two nonhemophiliacs¬†were HTLV-III/LAV antibody-positive. ¬†… Read more

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Conjugal transmission of HTLV-III and lymphadenopathy in Christmas disease

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The risk of conjugal transmission of the HTLV-III/LAV virus associated with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome¬†(AIDS) in patients with hemophilia is unknown. ¬†To date, only a few¬† ¬†instances of proven exposure to HTLV-III have been reported among sexual or family contacts of¬† ¬†patients with hemophilia. ¬†… Read more