23% of newly diagnosed HIV cases in 2007 at Karolinska University Hospital had opportunistic infections
© Egnell and Svedhem; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2008
Published: 10 November 2008
Purpose of the study
The patients were identified in the national databas Infcare and their medical records has been studied.
Summary of results
Identifying these symptoms, which were not recognised as HIV-related by health workers, will help us to find these patients earlier. Identifying the pathways that these patients used to get into the health care system, will tell us where to intensify HIV testing.
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