Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub,
MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: Anecdotal reports have suggested
that individuals with preexisting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
may be at risk for superinfection by different strains of HIV.1- 3 We
investigated the incidence of superinfection 6 to 12 months after a first
diagnosis of HIV infection.
Smith DM, Wong JK, Hightower GK, Ignacio CC, Koelsch KK, Daar ES, Richman DD, Little SJ. Incidence of HIV Superinfection Following Primary Infection. JAMA. 2004;292(10):1177-1178. doi:10.1001/jama.292.10.1177