Disseminated tuberculosis following reduced-intensity cord blood transplantation for adult patients with hematological diseases

@article{Maeda2005DisseminatedTF,
  title={Disseminated tuberculosis following reduced-intensity cord blood transplantation for adult patients with hematological diseases},
  author={Tomoya Maeda and Eiji Kusumi and Masahiro Kami and Masaji Kawabata and A Le Pavoux and Shuuji Hara and Aki Chizuka and Naoko Murashige and Tetsuya Tanimoto and Tomoko Matsumura and Ko Yuji and A Wake and Shigesaburo Miyakoshi and Shinichi Morinaga and Shuichi Taniguchi},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={91-97}
}
Summary:Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) recipients are prone to infections. The incidences of mycobacterial infections after allo-SCT in several case series vary from less than 0.1–5.5%. However, no study has been published on tuberculosis following unrelated cord blood transplantation (UCBT). We retrospectively reviewed… CONTINUE READING