Table 2.

Presentation of Acute Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

SIGN OR SYMPTOMFREQUENCY, %
Fever53–90
Weight loss or anorexia46–76
Fatigue26–90
Gastrointestinal upset31–68
Rash9–80
Headache32–70
Lymphadenopathy7–75
Pharyngitis15–70
Myalgia or arthralgia18–70
Aseptic meningitis24
Oral ulcers10–20
Leukopenia40
  • Adapted with permission from Lippincott Williams and Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health: Richey LE, Alperin J. Acute human immunodeficiency virus infection. Am J Med Sci. 2013:345(2):136–142. (24)

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