Marie B. Iversen

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Interleukin (IL) -21 is produced by Natural Killer T (NKT) cells and CD4(+) T cells and is produced in response to virus infections, where IL-21 has been shown to be essential in adaptive immune responses. Cells from the innate immune system such as Natural Killer (NK) cells and macrophages are also important in immune protection against virus. These cells(More)
BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in transplant recipients is reported to replicate with a doubling time of 1.2-2 days, and weekly screening is recommended for early diagnosis. We re-evaluated these features in our cohort of transplant recipients. METHODS The CMV doubling time of the first CMV infection in the first year post-transplant could be(More)
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