Low incidence of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in an unprophylaxed liver transplant cohort.

@article{Sarwar2013LowIO,
  title={Low incidence of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in an unprophylaxed liver transplant cohort.},
  author={Shahzad Sarwar and Bethany Carey and John E. Hegarty and P A Mccormick},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={510-5}
}
BACKGROUND Liver transplant recipients are managed with a range of immunosuppressive regimens that place them at heightened risk of life-threatening opportunistic infections such as Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP). No routine PJP prophylaxis is used at out institution. We reviewed the incidence of PJP in this cohort of unprophylaxed liver transplant recipients. METHODS We examined all liver transplants performed between January 2000 and January 2012 in Ireland's National Liver… CONTINUE READING

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