Cytomegalovirus infection in a splenectomized with β‐thalassemia major: immunocompetent or immunosuppressed?

Abstract

We should possibly revise our knowledge about risk assessment of splenectomized individuals with β-thalassemia major. Besides their known risk of certain bacterial infection, they might be also in a risk of life-threatening primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and end-, multi-organ disease, in the context of their immunosuppression status. Prompt and… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.1001

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