Sputum induction as an aid to diagnosis of active cytomegalovirus infection following bone marrow transplantation.

Abstract

An 8-year-old boy received an allogeneic bone marrow transplant (BMT) for relapsed T cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Because he was seropositive for cytomegalovirus (CMV), serial virological specimens were taken throughout the transplant period, and included those obtained by sputum induction. Sixty-one days following BMT he became unwell, and was found… (More)

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@article{Foot1990SputumIA, title={Sputum induction as an aid to diagnosis of active cytomegalovirus infection following bone marrow transplantation.}, author={A B Foot and E. Owen Caul and Alfred Roome and J M Cornish and James R Catterall}, journal={Bone marrow transplantation}, year={1990}, volume={5 4}, pages={283-4} }