Cryptococcus neoformans infection in organ transplant recipients: variables influencing clinical characteristics and outcome.

@article{Husain2001CryptococcusNI,
  title={Cryptococcus neoformans infection in organ transplant recipients: variables influencing clinical characteristics and outcome.},
  author={Shahid Husain and Marilyn M. Wagener and Narendra Singh},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={7},
  pages={375 - 381}
}
Unique clinical characteristics and other variables influencing the outcome of Cryptococcus neoformans infection in organ transplant recipients have not been well defined. From a review of published reports, we found that C. neoformans infection was documented in 2.8% of organ transplant recipients (overall death rate 42%). The type of primary immunosuppressive agent used in transplantation influenced the predominant clinical manifestation of cryptococcosis. Patients receiving tacrolimus were… CONTINUE READING

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