Genetic variants of innate immune receptors and infections after liver transplantation.


Infection is the leading cause of complication after liver transplantation, causing morbidity and mortality in the first months after surgery. Allograft rejection is mediated through adaptive immunological responses, and thus immunosuppressive therapy is necessary after transplantation. In this setting, the presence of genetic variants of innate immunity… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i32.11116