Emergence of ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipients.

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BACKGROUND Since ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease was initially described in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 1986, the incidence of ganciclovir-resistant CMV disease appears to be increasing in immunocompromised patients. More recently, there have been sporadic reports of ganciclovir-resistant CMV disease in… (More)

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@article{Bhorade2002EmergenceOG, title={Emergence of ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipients.}, author={Sangeeta M. Bhorade and Nell S. Lurain and Ashby Jordan and Julie Leischner and Jaime Villanueva and Ramon Durazo and Steve Creech and Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran and Edward R. Garrity}, journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation}, year={2002}, volume={21 12}, pages={1274-82} }