Long-term survival in an HIV-infected renal transplant recipient

Tejinder S. Ahuja, Barry Zingman, Daniel Glicklich

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A 46-year-old Hispanic male with a history of intravenous drug abuse and sexual promiscuity received a cadaveric renal transplant in January 1984. He tested positive for HIV-1 in February 1986. Infectious complications began 19 months after transplantation and were managed successfully until his death from sepsis 109 months posttransplant. Other HIV-infected long-term solid organ transplant survivors are reviewed from the literature. The effects of prednisone and cyclosporine on HIV-1 expression are discussed briefly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)480-482
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Nephrology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997


  • HIV infection
  • Immunosuppression
  • Renal transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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