Bone transplantation and human immunodeficiency virus. An estimate of risk of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Abstract

The possibility of transplanting a bone allograft from a donor infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is remote, provided there is a combination of rigorous donor selection and exclusion, screening for the HIV antigen and antibody, and histopathologic studies of donor tissues. The chance of obtaining a bone allograft from an HIV-infected donor who… (More)

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