HIV transmission by organ and tissue transplantation

  title={HIV transmission by organ and tissue transplantation},
  author={R. J. Simonds},
  • R. Simonds
  • Published 1 November 1993
  • Medicine, Biology
  • AIDS
PurposePublished 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. Data extractionDate of transplant, timing of HIV infection in relation to transplant, type of… 

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