HIV infection and AIDS during adolescence

M. D. Kipke, D. Futterman, K. Hein

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Adolescents are directly in the path of the HIV epidemic. Recent data suggest that HIV infection has entered many segments of the adolescent population. This article provides a review of the epidemiology of AIDS and HIV among adolescents, strategies for identifying high-risk adolescents, and guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of HIV-related diseases in adolescents. Strategies for prevention and risk reduction are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1149-1167
Number of pages19
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1990
Externally publishedYes


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