Section 2: Treating older HIV-positive women

Isabella’s physician recognises and accepts that older patients are at risk for HIV

Change in percentage of patients >50 years of age among new HIV cases in Europe


HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Europe 2009. Available at: Accessed March 2011

It is important that the risks of HIV in older women are not overlooked when they present with illness

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