Clinical features and outcomes of delayed-onset primary cytomegalovirus disease in cardiac transplant recipients.

@article{KijpittayaritArthurs2007ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical features and outcomes of delayed-onset primary cytomegalovirus disease in cardiac transplant recipients.},
  author={Supha Kijpittayarit-Arthurs and Albert J Eid and Walter Karl Kremers and Rachel A Pedersen and Ross A. Dierkhising and Robin Patel and Raymund Rabe Razonable},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={1019-24}
}
BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-seronegative recipients of cardiac allografts from CMV-seropositive donors (CMV D(+)/R(-)) are at highest risk of CMV disease after transplantation. This study was conducted to investigate the incidence, clinical features, risk factors and outcome of delayed-onset primary CMV disease in cardiac recipients who received anti-CMV prophylaxis. METHODS This study enrolled all CMV D(+)/R(-) cardiac recipients during the period from 2000 to 2004. The medical records… CONTINUE READING
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