Long-term CD4 lymphopenia is associated with accelerated decline of kidney allograft function.

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BACKGROUND Persistent CD4 T-cell lymphopenia after kidney transplantation has been associated with an increased occurrence of opportunistic infections, malignancies and even mortality, but studies have focussed only on the first few years after kidney transplantation. In this study, we investigated the risk factors and clinical significance of long-term… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfv362

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