Emerging viral infections in transplantation.

  title={Emerging viral infections in transplantation.},
  author={J Michael Smith and Ruth A. McDonald},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  volume={10 7},
Viral infections are an important complication of transplantation. The introduction of more potent immunosuppressive agents over the past decade correlates with an increase in the rate of hospitalizations of transplant patients with infections. Specifically, viral infections have emerged as a major source of morbidity and mortality in transplantation. There are several potential intervention strategies in the face of emerging infections and it is likely that the approach will differ depending… CONTINUE READING