Vector-borne infections in solid organ transplant recipients.

Abstract

Each year an increasing number of solid organ transplants are performed. To prevent allograft rejection, solid organ transplant recipients (SOTRs) are maintained on chronic courses of immunosuppressive drugs. Although immunosuppression prolongs graft survival, impaired immunity also increases infection susceptibility. More than half of renal transplant… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2011.05252.x

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