Cytomegalovirus disease in renal allograft recipients: a prospective study of the clinical features, risk factors and impact on renal transplantation.

@article{Peterson1980CytomegalovirusDI,
  title={Cytomegalovirus disease in renal allograft recipients: a prospective study of the clinical features, risk factors and impact on renal transplantation.},
  author={Phillip K. Peterson and Henry H. Balfour and S. C. Marker and David S. Fryd and Richard J. Howard and Richard L. Simmons},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1980},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={283-300}
}
Fifty-nine renal transplant recipients with overt CMV disease were treated at the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center between October 1, 1977 and November 15, 1978. In a group of 141 consecutive transplant patients, the incidence of overt CMV disease was 31%. Fifty-three patients (90%) developed clinical manifestations of CMV disease within 4 months of transplantation, and it was during this time period that overt CMV disease was associated with a significantly increased incidence of… CONTINUE READING

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