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Important AIDS-defining illnesses in the UK

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Emma Clarke, MBChB, BMedSc, Kaveh Manavi MD, FRCP
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 2, p.51 (123Doc Education, London, March 2011)


This article aims to discuss important AIDS-defining illnesses in the UK pertaining to all doctors to improve detection of HIV, as earlier detection confers a more favourable prognosis.

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Emma Clarke, MBChB, BMedSc

Foundation Year Two Doctor
GU Medicine department
University Hospital Birmingham

Kaveh Manavi MD, FRCP

Consultant in GU/HIV medicine
GU Medicine Department
University Hospital Birmingham


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