BK virus nephritis after renal transplantation.

  title={BK virus nephritis after renal transplantation.},
  author={Aaron Dall and Sundaram Hariharan},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  volume={3 Suppl 2},
BK virus nephritis is an increasing problem and is posing a threat to improving renal transplant graft survival. The pathogenesis of this condition remains to be investigated. Higher prevalence of BK virus infection in recent years has been correlated with declining acute rejection rates and the use of potent immunosuppressive agents. Patients with this infection usually have asymptomatic viremia and/or nephritis with or without worsening of renal function. The diagnosis of this disease is… CONTINUE READING
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