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Clinical Features of Primary HIV Infection

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for a primary HIV-1 infection.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

B24

Description:

A patient exposed to HIV-1 the first time may develop a transient viral syndrome or be asymptomatic. Recognition is important for contact tracing and for educating the patient to prevent spread to others.

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