Karl A Kirby

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Limited data exist regarding the incidence and factors associated with outcome of invasive Pseudomonal infections in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT). A retrospective analysis of cases of invasive Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection and factors associated with outcome was performed. P. aeruginosa invasive infection occurred in 95 of 5772 patients (1.65%) a(More)
Up to 60 percent of adults report that they have had nocturnal leg cramps. The recurrent, painful tightening usually occurs in the calf muscles and can cause severe insomnia. The exact mechanism is unknown, but the cramps are probably caused by muscle fatigue and nerve dysfunction rather than electrolyte or other abnormalities. Nocturnal leg cramps are(More)
Identifying clinical and radiographic factors that are associated with a specific etiology of pulmonary nodules (PNs) in solid-organ transplant (SOT) recipients might be helpful in guiding empiric therapy. Multivariable logistic regression was used to assess the relationship of clinical and radiographic variables to the etiology of PN in a retrospectively(More)
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal (GI) cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease is the most common manifestation of tissue-invasive CMV infection in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients, but the diagnostic yields of blood and tissue testing have not been systematically assessed in a large patient cohort. METHODS We retrospectively identified consecutive SOT recipients(More)
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