publication . Article . 1993

HIV transmission by organ and tissue transplantation

R. J. Simonds;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 1993 Journal: AIDS, volume 7, pages S35-38 (issn: 0269-9370, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Published reports in English of HIV infection in organ and tissue recipients were reviewed to examine (1) the effect of donor screening, allograft type, and allograft processing on risk of HIV transmission by transplantation; (2) the antibody response to HIV infection in organ recipients taking antirejection therapy; and (3) survival following transplantation for HIV-infected organ recipients. Date of transplant, timing of HIV infection in relation to transplant, type of allograft, type of antirejection therapy, duration of follow-up, time to death, and time to antigen and antibody appearance were recorded for each of 32 reports. HIV transmission associated with...
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Medical Subject Headings: surgical procedures, operativevirus diseases
free text keywords: Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Immunology and Allergy, Survival rate, Immunology, Transplantation, Risk factor, Antigen, Medicine, business.industry, business, Sida, biology.organism_classification, biology, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), medicine.disease, Immunopathology, Viral disease
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