Viral Infection: A Potent Barrier to Transplantation Tolerance

Abstract

Transplantation of allogeneic organs has proven to be an effective therapeutic for a large variety of disease states, but the chronic immunosuppression that is required for organ allograft survival increases the risk for infection and neoplasia and has direct organ toxicity. The establishment of transplantation tolerance, which obviates the need for chronic… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2008/742810

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