Cytomegalovirus viremia in lung transplant recipients receiving ganciclovir and immune globulin.


BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease is an important cause of organ transplant-related morbidity and mortality. During the last 5 years at our institution, prophylactic ganciclovir and hyperimmune globulin have been routinely administered to lung transplant recipients whenever the donor or the recipient was CMV antibody-positive. We sought to assess the… (More)

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