Cytomegalovirus infection--an etiological factor for rejection? A prospective study in 242 renal transplant patients.

@article{PouteilNoble1993CytomegalovirusIE,
  title={Cytomegalovirus infection--an etiological factor for rejection? A prospective study in 242 renal transplant patients.},
  author={Claire Pouteil-Noble and Ren{\'e} {\'E}cochard and G Landrivon and A Donia-Maged and Jean Claude Tardy and Sylvie Bosshard and Simone Colon and Herv{\'e} Betuel and Mich{\`e}le Aymard and Jean Louis Touraine},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1993},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={851-7}
}
The study aimed at analyzing the role of CMV infection as a risk factor for rejection occurring after CMV infection because of the clinical consequences of the prevention of CMV infection that might lead to the decrease in rejection episodes. Two hundred forty-two consecutive renal transplant patients were prospectively checked for the occurrence of CMV infection. CMV infection was defined virologically by a positive viremia or/and a positive viruria or/and a seroconversion or/and a significant… CONTINUE READING