Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
37 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
The skin graft was used before the positive serological result of the donor was available. A weakly positive antibody test was noted in the recipient 37 days after exposure.
Imputability grade: 
1 Possible
Suggest references: 
Clarke JA. HIV transmission and skin grafts. Lancet. 1987 Apr 25;1(8539):983. Pirnay, J. P., Vandenvelde C., Duinslaeger L., et al. HIV transmission by transplantation of allograft skin: a review of the literature. Burns.1997 Feb, Volume 23, Issue 1:1 - 5