Primary Care of the Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected Patient in Developed Countries

  • Author: Mary W. Montgomery, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/20/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • A thorough history should be taken of an HIV-infected patient at presentation, including experience of HIV-related conditions
  • History may help define duration of HIV infection and likelihood of infection with drug-resistant virus

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