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BK Virus Infection

Known as: BK Viral Infection 
An infection caused by the BK virus. It usually causes an asymptomatic infection, except in immunocompromised individuals where it may cause… Expand
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2016
2016
BACKGROUND BK virus (BKV) nephropathy remains the main cause of renal graft loss after living-donor renal transplantation. The… Expand
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
IMPORTANCE BK virus infection is a significant complication of modern immunosuppression used in kidney transplantation. Viral… Expand
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2013
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2013
BACKGROUND Overimmunosuppression is a widely recognized risk factor for BK virus (BKV) infection, particularly with the… Expand
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2012
Review
2012
The increasing incidence of BK-associated nephropathy following kidney transplantation has prompted an examination of strategies… Expand
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND BK polyomavirus (BKV) infection remains a significant cause of nephropathy and graft loss. Fluoroquinolones inhibit… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The association of BK virus infection with hemorrhagic cystitis in blood and marrow transplant (BMT) recipients was first… Expand
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2004
2004
BK polyoma virus causes allograft dysfunction as a result of tubulo-interstitial nephritis in 2% to 5% of renal transplant… Expand
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1999
1999
Polyoma virus infection causes acute interstitial nephritis and ureteral stenosis in humans but has rarely been noted in other… Expand
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1993
1993
Experimental immunizations with both the Polyomavirus BK and with the isolated viral genomic dsDNA regularly induce antibodies… Expand
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
Forty eight renal transplant recipients were investigated prospectively for evidence of infection with the polyomaviruses BK and… Expand
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