Kaposi's sarcoma in transplant and HIV-infected patients: an epidemiologic study in Italy and France.

@article{Serraino2005KaposisSI,
  title={Kaposi's sarcoma in transplant and HIV-infected patients: an epidemiologic study in Italy and France.},
  author={Diego Serraino and Claudio Angeletti and M P Carrieri and Benedetta Longo and Marjorie Piche and Pierluca Piselli and Eloisa Arbustini and Patrizia Burra and Franco Citterio and Valeria Colombo and Jean Gabriel Fuzibet and Barbara Dal Bello and Stefano Targhetta and Maurizia Grasso and Ubaldo Pozzetto and Stefania Bellelli and Maria Dorrucci and Luigino Dal Maso and Ghil Busnach and C. Pradier and Giovanni Rezza},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={80 12},
  pages={1699-704}
}
BACKGROUND A follow-up study was conducted in Italy and in France to compare the epidemiology of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people and transplant recipients. METHODS In all, 8,074 HIV-positive individuals (6,072 from France and 2,002 HIV-seroconverters from Italy) and 2,705 Italian transplant recipients (1,844 kidney transplants, 702 heart transplants, and 159 liver transplants) were followed-up between 1970 and 2004. Standardized incidence… CONTINUE READING

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