Research

First national kidney graft survival study of HIV-positive recipients

jamie locke

Kidney recipients infected only with HIV do as well as uninfected recipients, but HIV-infected recipients co-infected with hepatitis C virus have poorer outcomes. Those are the findings reported by Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of surgery in the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute, and her colleagues in what is the first national study of five- and 10-year outcomes for HIV-infected recipients of kidney transplants.

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