Long-term allograft acceptance in a patient with posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder: correlation with intragraft viral interleukin-10.

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BACKGROUND Viral (v) interleukin (IL)-10 is expressed by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and has pro- and anti-inflammatory actions similar to human IL-10. EBV is also a known factor in the development of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLPD) in allograft recipients. We observed a patient with widespread PTLPD 9 months after renal transplantation… (More)

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