Sara G. Brubaker

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HIV and Pregnancy

HIV and Pregnancy 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that targets T helper lymphocytes and gains entry to these cells via the CD4 receptor. HIV causes disease by killing CD4+ T helper cells, which results in dysfunction of the host immune system. A…

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