BK Virus in Kidney Transplant Recipients: The Influence of Immunosuppression

Abstract

The incidence of BK virus infection in kidney transplant recipients has increased over recent decades, coincident with the use of more potent immunosuppression. More importantly, posttransplant BK virus replication has emerged as an important cause of graft damage and subsequent graft loss. Immunosuppression has been accepted as a major risk for BK virus… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2011/750836

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