Incidence and timing of infections after liver transplant in Italy.

  title={Incidence and timing of infections after liver transplant in Italy.},
  author={Pierluca Piselli and Chiara Zanfi and Valerio Corazza and Stefania Ferretti and Maria Scuderi and M Gabriel Arana and Simona Barzoni Secchia and Augusto Lauro and Alessandro Dazzi and Antonio G Pinna and Giuseppe Ettorre and Giovanni Vennarecci and Roberto Santoro and Giancarlo Ferretti and N Gusman and Pasquale Bartolomeo Berloco and Pierfrancesco Grossi and Claudio Angeletti and Stefania Bellelli and Alessandro Nanni Costa and Giuseppe Ippolito and Elisa Girardi and Diego Serraino},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={39 6},
BACKGROUND Infections are one of the main complications that cause high morbidity and mortality in transplant recipients. This study sought to estimate the incidence of infections and their main determinants in liver transplant recipients in the first year after transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective study was conducted on 103 consecutive patients (72% men) who underwent transplantation in three centers in Northern (Bologna) and Central (Rome) Italy in 2005. Person-years (PY) at… CONTINUE READING
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