Higher levels of leflunomide are associated with hemolysis and are not superior to lower levels for BK virus clearance in renal transplant patients.

@article{Leca2008HigherLO,
  title={Higher levels of leflunomide are associated with hemolysis and are not superior to lower levels for BK virus clearance in renal transplant patients.},
  author={Nicolae Leca and Kimberly A. Muczynski and Jonathan Ashley Jefferson and Ian H de Boer and Jolanta Kowalewska and Elizabeth A Kendrick and Raimund Pichler and Connie L. Davis},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={829-35}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Leflunomide use in renal transplantation has been increasing. Outcome correlation and safety data are still to be refined. The goals of this study were to report one center's experience with leflunomide, specifically the correlation of leflunomide levels with the outcomes of BK nephropathy and the observed toxic effects during the treatment with leflunomide. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Leflunomide was used in 21 patients with BK nephropathy. These… CONTINUE READING

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