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Kaposi's sarcoma among persons with AIDS: a sexually transmitted infection?

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In the United States Kaposi's sarcoma is at least 20,000 times more common in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) than in the general population and 300 times more common than in other immunosuppressed groups. Among persons with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) reported to Centers for Disease Control by March 31, 1989, 15% (13,616) had Kaposi's sarcoma. Kaposi's sarcoma was commoner among those who had acquired the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by sexual c...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
335
Issue:
8682
Pages:
123-128
Publication date:
1990-01-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:20d166be-e2e7-4c77-bbbc-cbf246d61637
Source identifiers:
34835
Local pid:
pubs:34835

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