Respiratory viruses in lung transplant recipients: a critical review and pooled analysis of clinical studies.

@article{Vu2011RespiratoryVI,
  title={Respiratory viruses in lung transplant recipients: a critical review and pooled analysis of clinical studies.},
  author={Diem-Lan Vu and P O Bridevaux and J-D Aubert and Paola Marina Soccal and LarryR. Kaiser},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={1071-8}
}
Lung transplant recipients present an increased risk for severe complications associated with respiratory infections. We conducted a review of the literature examining the clinical relationship between viral respiratory infection and graft complications. Thirty-four studies describing the clinical impact of influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza, human metapneumovirus, rhinovirus, enterovirus, coronavirus, bocavirus or adenovirus were identified. The detection rate of respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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