AIDS and Surgery: On the Need to Reduce the Risks of HIV Infection

Pitfalls and Perspectives of a Tardive Epidemic
  • Michael G. Koch
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We are confronted today with a new, serious disease of pandemic proportions, the first lentivirus infection that we know to have struck man. In the course of nearly 10 years’ intensive research we have learnt enough about this pathogen to understand the resulting epidemic [27, 39, 40]. The time has come for a resumé of the first decade with AIDS.


Autologous Blood Virus Spread Virus Carrier Autologous Blood Transfusion Erythrocyte Transfusion 
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  • Michael G. Koch
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  1. 1.VåCKarlsbergSweden

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