Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection following renal transplantation in Taiwan.

@article{Chen2006MycobacteriumTI,
  title={Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection following renal transplantation in Taiwan.},
  author={C-H Chen and J D Lian and Chien-Hong Cheng and M J Wu and Wei-Chen Lee and K H Shu},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={148-56}
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Post-transplant (post-Tx) TB is a problem in successful long-term outcome of renal transplantation recipients. It is a life-threatening opportunistic infection that is frequently encountered, but the diagnosis is often delayed. With the emergence of newer potent… CONTINUE READING