Adenovirus infection in pediatric small bowel transplantation recipients.

  title={Adenovirus infection in pediatric small bowel transplantation recipients.},
  author={Rebecca J Pinchoff and Stuart S Kaufman and Margret S. Magid and Dean D Erdman and Gabriel E Gondolesi and Meryl H Mendelson and Kliti Tane and Stephen Graham Jenkins and Thomas M. Fishbein and Betsy C. Herold},
  volume={76 1},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of adenoviral infection in pediatric small bowel transplantation (SBT) recipients, examine risk factors for progression to histologic disease, and examine the impact of adenovirus on outcome. METHODS Beginning in July 2000, all SBT recipients had viral cultures for adenovirus, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and herpes simplex virus (HSV) obtained routinely during graft biopsies. The medical records were retrospectively reviewed for… CONTINUE READING


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