Monozygotic Twins Discordant for the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Rachel Menez-Bautista, Senih M. Fikrig, Savita Pahwa, M. G. Sarangadharan, Rand L. Stoneburner

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Abstract

Monozygotic twin girls discordant for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome were born to parents with antibodies to human T-cell lymphotropic virus type III. One twin had clinical evidence of the syndrome with tests positive for antibody, whereas the other at the age of 3 years was clinically, serologically, and virologically normal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)678-679
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Volume140
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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