HHV-6 DNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells after liver transplantation.

BACKGROUND Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) infections have been reported after liver transplantation. In this study, the detection of HHV-6 DNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) was compared with HHV-6 antigenemia in liver transplant patients. OBJECTIVES Forty-three adult liver recipients were frequently monitored by HHV-6 antigenemia test, which… CONTINUE READING