Seroprevalence of West Nile virus infection in solid organ transplant recipients.

@article{Freifeld2010SeroprevalenceOW,
  title={Seroprevalence of West Nile virus infection in solid organ transplant recipients.},
  author={Alison G. Freifeld and Jane Meza and Beth Schweitzer and L Shafer and Andre C. Kalil and Anthony R. Sambol},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={120-6}
}
BACKGROUND Of people infected with mosquito-borne West Nile virus (WNV), <1% develop neuroinvasive disease (NID). Population studies suggest that people older than 65 years may be at higher risk for neurologic symptoms. It has been suggested that solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients are also at higher risk for WNV NID, but definitive serologic and… CONTINUE READING