A comparison of ganciclovir and acyclovir to prevent cytomegalovirus after lung transplantation.

@article{Duncan1994ACO,
  title={A comparison of ganciclovir and acyclovir to prevent cytomegalovirus after lung transplantation.},
  author={Steven R. Duncan and Wayne F Grgurich and Aldo T. Iacono and Gilbert J. Burckart and Samuel A. Yousem and I L Paradis and Paul Allen Williams and Bruce A Johnson and Bartley P. Griffith},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={150 1},
  pages={146-52}
}
In an attempt to modify the sequelae of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections after lung transplantation, 25 allograft recipients were randomized to either ganciclovir 5 mg/kg once a day 5 d/wk (Group G) or acyclovir 800 mg four times a day (Group A). All subjects received ganciclovir during postoperative Weeks 1 through 3, and they were then given either A or G regimens until Day 90. At termination of study enrollment, the cumulative incidence of all CMV infections (including seroconversions) was… CONTINUE READING

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