[Lung infection after kidney transplantation. I. Etiology, pathogenesis and clinical picture].

Abstract

Pulmonary infection is a frequent and serious complication following kidney transplantation. Increased susceptibility to infection is due to a decrease in the patient's immunological response caused by immunosuppression through drug administration, and by other influences. The majority of bacterial sources are gram-negative, often hospital strains. The most… (More)

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