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

Geoffrey C. Cloud, Rita Browne, Nina Salooja, Kenneth A. McLean

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Abstract

Case report: an 83-year-old heterosexual man with malaise tested positive for HIV infection antibodies and has responded well to triple antiretroviral therapy. Discussion: HIV should not be discounted on the basis of age when an elderly patient presents for the investigation of illness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-354
Number of pages2
JournalAge and Ageing
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Elderly
  • Heterosexual transmission
  • HIV
  • Human immunodeficiency virus

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