Adenovirus: current epidemiology and emerging approaches to prevention and treatment.

@article{Sandkovsky2014AdenovirusCE,
  title={Adenovirus: current epidemiology and emerging approaches to prevention and treatment.},
  author={Uriel S Sandkovsky and Luciano Vargas and D F Florescu},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={416}
}
Infections caused by adenoviruses are associated with significant morbidity and mortality in both hematopoietic stem cell and solid organ transplant recipients. The risk seems to be highest in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients as well as heart, lung and small-bowel transplant recipients. Management of these infections may be difficult and includes reduction of immunosuppression whenever possible combined sometimes with antiviral therapy (mainly cidofovir). The currently… CONTINUE READING
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