Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission after kidney transplantation.

@article{Santos2014DelayedonsetCD,
  title={Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission after kidney transplantation.},
  author={Carlos A. Q. Santos and Daniel C. Brennan and Victoria J. Fraser and Margaret A. Olsen},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2014},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={187-94}
}
BACKGROUND Use of prophylactic anti-CMV therapy for 3 to 6 months after kidney transplantation can result in delayed-onset CMV disease. We hypothesized that delayed-onset CMV disease (occurring >100 days posttransplant) occurs more commonly than early-onset CMV disease and that it is associated with death. METHODS We assembled a retrospective cohort of 15,848 adult kidney transplant recipients using 2004 to 2010 administrative data from the California and Florida Healthcare Cost and… CONTINUE READING
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