New strategies for prevention and therapy of cytomegalovirus infection and disease in solid-organ transplant recipients.

@article{Sia2000NewSF,
  title={New strategies for prevention and therapy of cytomegalovirus infection and disease in solid-organ transplant recipients.},
  author={Irene G Sia and Robin Patel},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          83-121, table of contents
        }
}
In the past three decades since the inception of human organ transplantation, cytomegalovirus (CMV) has gained increasing clinical import because it is a common pathogen in the immunocompromised transplant recipient. Patients may suffer from severe manifestations of this infection along with the threat of potential fatality. Additionally, the dynamic evolution of immunosuppressive and antiviral agents has brought forth changes in the natural history of CMV infection and disease. Transplant… CONTINUE READING
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