Newly diagnosed HIV infection in an octogenarian: the elderly are not 'immune.'

Cloud, Geoffrey C.; Browne, Rita; Salooja, Nina; McLean, Kenneth A.
May 2003
Age & Ageing;May2003, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p353
Academic Journal
Presents a case of a heterosexual man with HIV infection antibodies and malaise. Medical history; Diagnosis; Treatments.


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