[Diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection with the polymerase chain reaction and antigenemia in patients after allogenic peripheral stem cell transplantation--comparison of 318 paired samples].

BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) represents a serious infectious complication in patients after allogenic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Timely initiation of the therapy at the time of incipient active CMV infection (preemptive therapy) is an important prevention of CMV disease. It is not clear, what is the best indicator of this incipient CMV… CONTINUE READING