Renal transplant recipient with advanced HIV infection: graft and peripheral cell population analysis (pages 79–85)
Ian C. Bostock, Janette Furuzawa-Carballeda, Diana Gómez-Martín, Guadalupe Lima, Alexandra Martin-Onraët, Juan Sierra, Norma O. Uribe-Uribe, Mario Vilatobá, Alan G. Contreras, Bernardo Gabilondo, Luis E. Morales-Buenrostro and Josefina Alberú
Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.28
The scenario of a renal transplant recipient who is diagnosed with HIV infection in the late post transplant period is very uncommon. The viral infection effect on immunologic stability, regulatory cells, and allogeneic response during immune quiescence and graft acceptance provides a fertile ground in organ transplantation research and translational immunology.