Lee S. Engel

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I. Problem/Condition. “Acute HIV”, or “acute retroviral syndrome”, is the clinical presentation of early HIV seroconversion and represents the time between initial infection and detection of HIV antibodies. Often undiagnosed, its non-specific presentation can make it a difficult diagnosis, particularly if no HIV exposure is identified. In general, about 2/3 of patients acutely infected with…

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