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Needs must: living donor liver transplantation from an HIV-positive mother to her HIV-negative child in Johannesburg, South Africa
  1. Harriet Rosanne Etheredge1,2,
  2. June Fabian3,4,
  3. Mary Duncan3,
  4. Francesca Conradie4,5,
  5. Caroline Tiemessen6,7,
  6. Jean Botha3,8
  1. 1 Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  2. 2 Internal Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand School of Social Sciences, Johannesburg, South Africa
  3. 3 Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
  4. 4 Internal Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  5. 5 Clinical HIV Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa
  6. 6 Centre for HIV and STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa
  7. 7 University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences, Johannesburg, South Africa
  8. 8 Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences, Johannesburg, South Africa
  1. Correspondence to Dr Harriet Rosanne Etheredge, Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa; harriet.etheredge{at}mediclinic.co.za

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  • Contributors HRE: All drafts and ethics work on the project. JF: All drafts. MD: Transplant coordinator and draft checking. FC: Draft checking. CT: HIV sciences and draft checking. JB: PI and surgeon, all drafts.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Human Research Ethics Committee (Medical), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no unpublished data relating to this study available.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors HRE: All drafts and ethics work on the project. JF: All drafts. MD: Transplant coordinator and draft checking. FC: Draft checking. CT: HIV sciences and draft checking. JB: PI and surgeon, all drafts.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Human Research Ethics Committee (Medical), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no unpublished data relating to this study available.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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