• Three patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome noted changing cutaneous reactions to mosquito bites one to three months after starting zidovudine therapy. Enhanced T-cell function is one possibility for the heightened response to mosquito bites in these patients.
(Arch Intern Med 1988;148:2296
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