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September 8, 2004

Incidence of HIV Superinfection Following Primary Infection

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2004;292(10):1177-1178. doi:10.1001/jama.292.10.1177

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.