Xenotransplantation / Edition 1

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Xenotransplantation, or the exposure ex vivo or in vivo of human cells or body fluids to living non-human cells, is currently under preclinical and clinical investigation. The long-term goal of using non-human animals to provide a steady and sufficient supply of organs for human transplantation still faces challenges. This volume provides a review of both the immunologic and infectious disease issues that will need to be addressed before xenotransplantation of organs becomes a reality.
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Table of Contents

Genetic Modification of Xenografts 1
Public Health Risks - Patient vs. Society in an Emerging Field 23
Cross-Species Infections 47
Non-Human Primate Herpesviruses: Importance for Xenotransplantation 73
Understanding Xenotransplantation Risks from Non-Human Primate Retroviruses 101
Exogenous Porcine Viruses 125
Swine Hepatitis E Virus: Cross-Species Infection and Risk in Xenotransplantation 185
Molecular Cloning and Functional Characterization of Infectious PERV and Development of Diagnostic Tests 217
Xenotransplantation - Federal Regulatory Considerations 239
Subject Index 253
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