The Clinical Management of AIDS and HTLV-III Infection

  • Jonathan Weber
  • Anthony Pinching


In June, 1981, The Centres for Disease Control reported the cases of 5 homosexual men in California who had acquired Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). In July a further report of 26 cases of PCP and Kaposi’s sarcoma in homosexual men in New York was published. All of these patients had a marked impairment of the cellular immune response, with a gross reduction of the T helper phenotype of peripheral blood lymphocytes.


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  • Anthony Pinching

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