Rates of first infection following kidney transplant in the United States.

@article{Snyder2009RatesOF,
  title={Rates of first infection following kidney transplant in the United States.},
  author={J Jacob Snyder and Ajay K Israni and Yi Peng and Lin Zhang and Teresa A. Simon and Bertram L. Kasiske},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2009},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={317-26}
}
We studied the incidence, trends and clinical correlates of infections following kidney transplantation in the United States Renal Data System over the years 1995-2003 in 46,471 adults with Medicare primary coverage at the time of their first kidney transplant. The incidence of most infections has declined only slightly since 1995 but infection with cytomegalovirus significantly declined while that with hepatitis C significantly increased. Relative frequencies of different types of infections… CONTINUE READING
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