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A typhus-like illness caused by acute HIV seroconversion.
  1. M. G. Brook,
  2. A. Barnes,
  3. G. C. Cook,
  4. D. C. Mabey
  1. Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, UK.


    A patient is described in whom an acute human immunodeficiency virus seroconversion illness occurred following a trip to southern Africa. The presentation was strikingly similar to that of African tick typhus and could only be distinguished by serological testing.

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