Cytomegalovirus infection presenting as bronchial polyps in lung transplant recipients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most important opportunistic pathogen in lung transplant recipients and is associated with direct and indirect morbidity. Infection or disease with CMV is often diagnosed through detection of the virus in the blood, culture of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, or histologic examination of lung tissue obtained on… (More)

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