Tuberculosis in renal transplant recipients: Rifampicin sparing treatment protocol

@article{Vachharajani2002TuberculosisIR,
  title={Tuberculosis in renal transplant recipients: Rifampicin sparing treatment protocol},
  author={Tushar J Vachharajani and Umesh G. Oza and Ajit G. Phadke and Ashok L. Kirpalani},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2002},
  volume={34},
  pages={551-553}
}
The reactivation of mycobacterium infection inrenal transplant recipients in developingcountries is a common therapeutic dilemma,especially in those patients receivingcyclosporin immunosuppression. The inclusion ofrifampicin in the antituberculosis protocolincreases the risk of precipitating acuteallograft rejection due to its interaction withcyclosporin and also increases the financialburden. We successfully treated 16 patients whodeveloped mycobacterial infection post renaltransplant with a… CONTINUE READING

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