The high incidence of tuberculosis among renal transplant recipients in India.

@article{Sakhuja1996TheHI,
  title={The high incidence of tuberculosis among renal transplant recipients in India.},
  author={Vinay Kumar Sakhuja and Vivekanand Jha and Pratap P Varma and Kusum Joshi and Kirpal S. Chugh},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={211-5}
}
Tuberculosis is an important infection encountered after renal transplantation in third-world countries. Over an 8-year period, 36 cases of tuberculosis were encountered in 305 renal transplant recipients (11.8%) with grafts functioning for more than 3 months followed up at our center. The infection was limited to the thoracic cavity in 41.7% and a single extrapulmonary site in 11.1%, and it was disseminated in 27.8% cases. In 19.4% of cases, the disease appeared as pyrexia of unknown etiology… CONTINUE READING
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