BK virus replication and nephropathy after alemtuzumab-induced kidney transplantation.

@article{Theodoropoulos2013BKVR,
  title={BK virus replication and nephropathy after alemtuzumab-induced kidney transplantation.},
  author={Nicole Theodoropoulos and Edward Wang and S Prasad Penugonda and Daniela P. Ladner and Valentina Stosor and Joseph Leventhal and John J Friedewald and Michael P Angarone and Michael G Ison},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={197-206}
}
BK virus nephropathy (BKVN) is a recognized cause of graft failure in kidney transplant recipients. There are limited data on the epidemiology of BK virus (BKV) infection after alemtuzumab induction. By clinical protocol, the kidney transplant recipients at our center were screened with BKV plasma PCR monthly for the first 4 months posttransplant then every 2-3 months for 2 years. A single center retrospective cohort study of all kidney transplant recipients from January 2008 to August 2010 was… CONTINUE READING

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