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Dizygotic twins discordant for HIV and hepatitis C virus.
  1. K M Barlow,
  2. J Y Mok
  1. Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, City Hospital, Edinburgh.


    Twin girls were born at 37 weeks' gestation to a mother infected by HIV and hepatitis C virus. Twin 1 had symptomatic HIV infection by 9 months but was negative for hepatitis C virus antibody and RNA. Twin 2 became HIV antibody negative by 15 months but was positive for antihepatitis C virus and RNA.

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