Syphilis-specific immunoglobulin G seroconversion after double-lung transplantation.


A female patient with end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease received a double-lung transplant from a donor with serologic evidence of past syphilis. The recipient showed a Treponema pallidum-specific IgG seroconversion 8 days after transplantation with increasing titers at follow-up. In Month 3 post-transplantation the immunoglobulin G (IgG… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2009.04.029


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@article{Steinmann2009SyphilisspecificIG, title={Syphilis-specific immunoglobulin G seroconversion after double-lung transplantation.}, author={Joerg Steinmann and Guenther Marggraf and Jan Buer and P M Rath}, journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation}, year={2009}, volume={28 8}, pages={857-9} }