Clinical course of polyoma virus nephropathy in 67 renal transplant patients.

@article{Ramos2002ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical course of polyoma virus nephropathy in 67 renal transplant patients.},
  author={Emilio Ramos and Cinthia B Drachenberg and John C. Papadimitriou and Omar Hamze and Jeffrey C Fink and David K Klassen and Rene C Drachenberg and Anne M Wiland and Ravinder Wali and Charles B Cangro and Eugene J. Schweitzer and Stephen T. Bartlett and Matthew R. Weir},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={2145-51}
}
Polyoma virus (PV) can cause interstitial nephritis and lead to graft failure in renal transplant recipients. The clinical course of patients with polyoma virus nephritis (PVN) is not well understood, partially due to its relatively low incidence. This study is a retrospective analysis of our experience over 4 yr. The specific purpose is to outline the clinical course and outcome of patients with PVN and to study the relationship between immunosuppression and the disease process. Between June… CONTINUE READING