Histological diagnosis of cytomegalovirus hepatitis in liver allografts.

  title={Histological diagnosis of cytomegalovirus hepatitis in liver allografts.},
  author={Francisco Colina and Norma Thom{\'e} Juc{\'a} and Encarnaci{\'o}n Moreno and Claudio Ballest{\'i}n and Jaime Farina and Manuel Nevado and Carlos Lumbreras and R G{\'o}mez-Sanz},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={48 4},
AIMS--To determine the incidence of histologically documented cytomegalovirus (CMV) hepatitis following orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) and to assess the effectiveness of immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridisation (ISH) in detecting CMV. To describe the histological pattern most frequently associated with CMV hepatitis in order to select the biopsy group in which these modern techniques are most effective. METHODS--A prospective histological study was carried out on 853 biopsy… CONTINUE READING


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