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JAMA. 1987;258(3):308-311. doi:10.1001/jama.1987.03400030024008.
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Margreiter R, Fuchs D, Hansen A, et al.  HIV infection in renal allograft recipients . Lancet 1986;2:398.
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CDC.  Testing donors of organs, tissues, and semen for antibody to human T-lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus . MMWR 1985;34:294.
American Association of Blood Banks. Standards for blood banks and transfusion services. 12th ed. Washington, DC: American Association of Blood Banks, 1987:31.
CDC.  Rapidly progressive dementia in a patient who received a cadaveric dura mater graft . MMWR 1987;36:49-50,55.
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CDC.  Human-to-human transmission of rabies via a corneal transplant—France . MMWR 1980; 29:25-6.
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CDC.  Human immunodeficiency virus infection transmitted from an organ donor screened for HIV-antibody—North Carolina . MMWR 1987;36:306-8.
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The data for this report were obtained from detailed mortality computer tapes available from the National Center for Health Statistics, CDC.

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