Infections in renal transplant patients: risk factors and infectious agents.

@article{Ak2013InfectionsIR,
  title={Infections in renal transplant patients: risk factors and infectious agents.},
  author={O. Zeynep Ak and Mehmet Yildirim and Hasan Fehmi Kucuk and Serap Gençer and Tarık Demir},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={944-8}
}
AIM Infectious complications after renal transplantation (RT) are associated with significant morbidity. They continue to be the most frequent cause of mortality. We investigated the incidence of infections, the causative pathogens, and risk factors contributing to this complication during the first year. PATIENTS AND METHODS We included demographic and clinical data of the 124 patients who underwent RT in our hospital from December 2004 to June 2010. for statistical analysis. RESULTS Fifty… CONTINUE READING