It is not apparent why promiscuity does not appear to be a significant risk factor for seropositivity to HTLV-III in our area, or why a high proportion of our patients with AIDS have had relatively few sexual partners. One possible explanation is that in an area where the virus is not widespread, the risk of infection and subsequent disease may be more a function of the nature of one's sexual contacts than of the number.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||New England Journal of Medicine|
|State||Published - 1985|
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