Chickenpox infection after renal transplantation

  title={Chickenpox infection after renal transplantation},
  author={Anupma Kaul and Raj Kumar Sharma and Dharmendra Bhadhuria and Amit Gupta and N. Chaitanya Prasad},
  booktitle={Clinical kidney journal},
BACKGROUND Chicken pox, although a common infection among children, is rare in immunocompromised patients, particularly renal transplant recipients, and carries a very high incidence of morbidity and mortality There is little data on chickenpox in adult renal transplant recipients, although reports have suggested that it may follow a virulent course requiring frequent hospitalization, and in severe cases can cause death. AIMS To evaluate the incidence, severity and complications of a… CONTINUE READING